City of Port Adelaide Enfield

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Port Adelaide Enfield, comprising 16.4% of all total registered businesses, compared to 15.5% in South Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Port Adelaide Enfield 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 Port Adelaide Enfield 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 Port Adelaide Enfield - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % South AustraliaNumber%. % South Australia2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1011.111.11021.111.1-1
Mining190.20.3170.20.3+2
Manufacturing6146.64.15976.74.1+17
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services490.50.4430.50.4+6
Construction1,52916.415.51,41716.015.5+112
Wholesale Trade4374.73.44314.93.4+6
Retail Trade6406.95.56257.05.5+15
Accommodation and Food Services4114.43.94104.63.9+1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,49916.16.91,34915.26.9+150
Information Media and Telecommunications750.80.7620.70.7+13
Financial and Insurance Services4544.910.04364.910.0+18
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services97910.511.795810.811.7+21
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6657.19.66467.39.6+19
Administrative and Support Services5796.23.85536.23.8+26
Public Administration and Safety380.40.3290.30.3+9
Education and Training1071.11.0951.11.0+12
Health Care and Social Assistance4805.26.24655.26.2+15
Arts and Recreation Services720.81.0660.71.0+6
Other Services5385.84.35416.14.3-3
Industry not classified240.30.3370.40.3-13
Total business9,310100.0100.08,879100.0100.0+431

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2019 Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income. .id the population experts

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