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District Council of Ceduna

Businesses by industry

The Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in District Council of Ceduna, comprising 37.8% of all total registered businesses, compared to 11.6% in South Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are in District Council of Ceduna 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 District Council of Ceduna 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.

Please note that this data set has several limitations which are explained in the data notes for this topic. Business register counts are an approximation to LGA boundaries based on SA2 level data provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. As such, they may not exactly match figures sourced directly from the ATO, due to boundary issues and the application of ABS randomisation to the dataset. Notably, public sector institutions are not recorded which has a significant impact on the numbers for Health Care, Education and Public Administration and Safety.

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

Registered businesses by industry
District Council of Ceduna - Total registered businesses20182017Change
IndustryNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2017 to 2018
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing15137.811.616940.412.1-18
Mining00.00.300.00.40
Manufacturing143.54.2153.54.2-1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services71.70.440.90.3+3
Construction5313.315.15713.615.1-4
Wholesale Trade92.33.481.93.4+1
Retail Trade369.05.6389.05.8-2
Accommodation and Food Services174.24.0204.94.0-4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing174.46.6163.85.9+2
Information Media and Telecommunications00.00.600.00.60
Financial and Insurance Services174.410.3123.010.5+5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services194.811.5286.611.6-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services143.69.3112.69.3+4
Administrative and Support Services71.93.651.23.4+2
Public Administration and Safety00.00.300.00.30
Education and Training00.01.000.01.00
Health Care and Social Assistance82.16.1133.16.0-5
Arts and Recreation Services00.01.000.01.00
Other Services287.04.2235.54.1+5
Industry not classified10.30.910.10.90

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2018 Cat. No. 8165.0

Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income.

Registered businesses by industry 2018
Registered businesses by industry 2018 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 11.6% Mining, South Australia: 0.3% Manufacturing, South Australia: 4.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 0.4% Construction, South Australia: 15.1% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 3.4% Retail Trade, South Australia: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 4.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 11.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 9.3% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 0.3% Education and Training, South Australia: 1.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 6.1% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 1.0% Other Services, South Australia: 4.2% Industry not classified, South Australia: 0.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, District Council of Ceduna: 37.8% Mining, District Council of Ceduna: 0.0% Manufacturing, District Council of Ceduna: 3.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Ceduna: 1.7% Construction, District Council of Ceduna: 13.3% Wholesale Trade, District Council of Ceduna: 2.3% Retail Trade, District Council of Ceduna: 9.0% Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Ceduna: 4.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Ceduna: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Ceduna: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Ceduna: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Ceduna: 4.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Ceduna: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Ceduna: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Ceduna: 0.0% Education and Training, District Council of Ceduna: 0.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Ceduna: 2.1% Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Ceduna: 0.0% Other Services, District Council of Ceduna: 7.0% Industry not classified, District Council of Ceduna: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2018 Cat. No. 8165.0
Change in registered businesses by industry, 2017 to 2018
Change in registered businesses by industry, 2017 to 2018 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, District Council of Ceduna: -18 Mining, District Council of Ceduna: 0 Manufacturing, District Council of Ceduna: -1 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Ceduna: +3 Construction, District Council of Ceduna: -4 Wholesale Trade, District Council of Ceduna: +1 Retail Trade, District Council of Ceduna: -2 Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Ceduna: -4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Ceduna: +2 Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Ceduna: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Ceduna: +5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Ceduna: -9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Ceduna: +4 Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Ceduna: +2 Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Ceduna: 0 Education and Training, District Council of Ceduna: 0 Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Ceduna: -5 Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Ceduna: 0 Other Services, District Council of Ceduna: +5 Industry not classified, District Council of Ceduna: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2018 Cat. No. 8165.0
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