Town of Victoria Park

Businesses by industry

The Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Town of Victoria Park, comprising 15.3% of all total registered businesses, compared to 12.1% in Western Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the Town of Victoria Park 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 Town of Victoria Park 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
Town of Victoria Park - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % Western AustraliaNumber%. % Western Australia2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing320.87.0300.87.0+2
Mining370.91.3391.01.3-2
Manufacturing1614.13.91544.03.9+7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services50.10.390.20.3-4
Construction52413.417.253714.017.2-13
Wholesale Trade1574.03.01373.63.0+20
Retail Trade2225.75.42165.65.4+6
Accommodation and Food Services2366.03.82376.23.8-1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42010.78.438910.18.4+31
Information Media and Telecommunications421.10.7401.00.7+2
Financial and Insurance Services3148.09.23368.79.2-22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services47412.110.847012.210.8+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services59915.312.157114.812.1+28
Administrative and Support Services1824.73.81935.03.8-11
Public Administration and Safety110.30.3200.50.3-9
Education and Training661.71.2671.71.2-1
Health Care and Social Assistance1924.95.71804.75.7+12
Arts and Recreation Services511.31.1461.21.1+5
Other Services1714.44.51654.34.5+6
Industry not classified120.30.3100.30.3+2
Total business3,908100.0100.03,846100.0100.0+62

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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Town of Victoria Park

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