Business RegisterLegal entity;
Name of Collection
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box 2796Y
MELBOURNE VIC 3001
Telephone: Melbourne 03 9615 7476
Facsimile: Melbourne 03 9615 7705
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:
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.
Australia, States and Territories, SLA. Data are also available for aggregates of SLAs and postcodes.
Frequency of Data Availability
Data are available annually.
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