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Business Register

Name of Collection
Business Register

Statistical Output
Business Register
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box 2796Y

Telephone: Melbourne 03 9615 7476
Facsimile: Melbourne 03 9615 7705
Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au

To provide a comprehensive source of business names and addresses from which selections can be made for inclusion in ABS economic censuses and surveys.

The Business Register comprises a comprehensive list of businesses which employ wage and salary earners. Data are sourced from group employer registrations (with Australian Taxation Office) and feedback and updating from ABS collections.

Statistical units on the Register are:

  • Legal entity;
  • Enterprise group;
  • Management unit;
  • Establishment; and
  • Location.

    Data Detail
  • Counts of businesses;
  • Aggregate employment of business;
  • Industry type based on ANZSIC;
  • Size of business (employment range); and
  • Type of legal organisation.

    Data are available for the above items for business units classified to the transport industries.

    Geographic Coverage
    Australia, States and Territories, SLA. Data are also available for aggregates of SLAs and postcodes.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data are available annually.

    Historical Data
    Data are available from May 1986. Historical data are not recommended for time series analysis.

    Products and Services
    Profiles of Australian Businesses 1992 (cat. no. 1322.0) (Discontinued)
    Special data services are available on request. Telephone 03 9615 7506.

    Example of Information Available

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