City of Parramatta

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Parramatta, comprising 15.6% of all total registered businesses, compared to 16.0% in New South Wales.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Parramatta within each industry sector using the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Business Register which itself is derived from the GST register held by the Australian Tax Office (ATO). Businesses are included if they are registered with the ATO, with an ABN used within the previous two financial years. Businesses are split up between employing and non-employing businesses. Non-employing businesses may include sole traders and registered ABNs which are part of larger enterprises.

The distribution of businesses may reflect the industry structure of the area, or may differ significantly. For instance, the largest industry in an area may consist of one very large business, with a large number of employees, while a sector with a lower value added could have a lot of small and micro businesses.

The number of businesses in the City of Parramatta should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Value added datasets to see the relative size of industries, and with Employment locations data to see where business employment occurs within the area.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics – Business register – originally sourced from ATO data

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Registered businesses by industry
City of Parramatta - total registered businesses20202019change
IndustryNumber%. % New South WalesNumber%. % New South Wales2019 to 2020
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing890.36.2920.36.2-3
Mining100.00.2110.00.2-1
Manufacturing8342.93.38223.03.3+12
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services500.20.3610.20.3-11
Construction4,46515.616.04,43816.016.0+27
Wholesale Trade1,4315.03.51,4175.13.5+14
Retail Trade1,6345.75.61,6355.95.6-1
Accommodation and Food Services1,1123.93.91,0783.93.9+34
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,52912.38.23,38612.28.2+143
Information Media and Telecommunications2440.91.12590.91.1-15
Financial and Insurance Services2,2137.79.22,2037.99.2+10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,35911.710.93,23511.610.9+124
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,23514.813.54,03514.513.5+200
Administrative and Support Services1,6495.84.21,5295.54.2+120
Public Administration and Safety1150.40.41260.50.4-11
Education and Training5101.81.54851.71.5+25
Health Care and Social Assistance1,9286.76.21,8046.56.2+124
Arts and Recreation Services2320.81.32190.81.3+13
Other Services9833.44.19193.34.1+64
Industry not classified330.10.2390.10.2-6
Total business28,655100.0100.027,793100.0100.0+862

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2020 Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income. .id (informed decisions)

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City of Parramatta

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