City of Wyndham

Businesses by industry

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Wyndham, comprising 25.8% of all total registered businesses, compared to 8.8% in Victoria.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Wyndham 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 Wyndham 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
City of Wyndham - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % VictoriaNumber%. % Victoria2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2341.05.92241.05.9+10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services860.40.4890.40.4-3
Wholesale Trade8033.43.77173.33.7+86
Retail Trade1,4626.16.31,2475.76.3+215
Accommodation and Food Services1,0734.54.69304.34.6+143
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,15925.88.86,04627.98.8+113
Information Media and Telecommunications2281.01.12191.01.1+9
Financial and Insurance Services7012.94.96182.84.9+83
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8607.810.91,6767.710.9+184
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,65511.113.32,31110.613.3+344
Administrative and Support Services1,5486.54.61,4206.54.6+128
Public Administration and Safety1600.70.31610.70.3-1
Education and Training3711.61.53231.51.5+48
Health Care and Social Assistance1,3355.66.41,1505.36.4+185
Arts and Recreation Services1810.81.51740.81.5+7
Other Services1,0134.24.79094.24.7+104
Industry not classified190.10.1180.10.1+1
Total business23,852100.0100.021,708100.0100.0+2,144

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 Wyndham

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