Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, comprising 25.6% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.2% in Western Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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

Number of employees:
Comparison year:
Registered businesses by industry
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % Western AustraliaNumber%. % Western Australia2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2119.87.11999.87.1+12
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services60.30.4110.50.4-5
Wholesale Trade592.83.1502.53.1+9
Retail Trade984.65.6924.55.6+6
Accommodation and Food Services291.44.0291.44.00
Transport, Postal and Warehousing30214.18.931615.58.9-14
Information Media and Telecommunications100.50.7110.50.7-1
Financial and Insurance Services582.74.8452.24.8+13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1677.811.41447.111.4+23
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1637.612.91607.812.9+3
Administrative and Support Services894.24.2834.14.2+6
Public Administration and Safety50.20.380.40.3-3
Education and Training241.11.3211.01.3+3
Health Care and Social Assistance552.66.4572.86.4-2
Arts and Recreation Services442.11.2422.11.2+2
Other Services1607.55.11376.75.1+23
Industry not classified000.230.10.2-3
Total business2,144100.0100.02,040100.0100.0+104

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2021 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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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

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