City of Subiaco

Businesses by industry

The Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Subiaco, comprising 23.8% of all total registered businesses, compared to 12.9% in Western Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Subiaco 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 Subiaco 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 Subiaco - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % Western AustraliaNumber%. % Western Australia2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing781.77.1871.97.1-9
Mining2535.51.32435.41.3+10
Manufacturing781.74.0751.74.0+3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services130.30.4130.30.40
Construction3898.517.23928.717.2-3
Wholesale Trade1162.53.11172.63.1-1
Retail Trade1713.75.61844.15.6-13
Accommodation and Food Services1352.94.01413.14.0-6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing721.68.9731.68.9-1
Information Media and Telecommunications491.10.7501.10.7-1
Financial and Insurance Services47110.34.84429.84.8+29
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services75816.611.472616.111.4+32
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,09023.812.91,07824.012.9+12
Administrative and Support Services1613.54.21593.54.2+2
Public Administration and Safety30.10.340.10.3-1
Education and Training671.51.3661.51.3+1
Health Care and Social Assistance49710.96.447610.66.4+21
Arts and Recreation Services551.21.2581.31.2-3
Other Services1092.45.1992.25.1+10
Industry not classified130.30.2140.30.2-1
Total business4,578100.0100.04,497100.0100.0+81

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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City of Subiaco

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