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5675.0 - Experimental Estimates, Regional Small Business Statistics, Australia, 1995-96 to 1999-00  
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Average annual growth

The average annual growth is calculated as a percentage using the formula below, where P0 is the figure at the start of the period, Pn is the figure at the end of the period and n is the length of the period between Pn and P0 in years.

Image - Equation - The average annual growth is calculated as a percentage using the formula below, where P0 is the figure at the start of the period, Pn is the figure at the end of the period and n is the length of the period between Pn and P0 in years

Large and medium business

Business with expenses and income over $5m.

Micro business

Businesses with expenses and income of less than $10,000.

Non-employing business

Those that report income greater than zero, expenses less than $2m and wages and salaries as zero.

Non-profit institutions serving households

Non-profit institutions serving households are legal or social entities created for the purpose of producing goods or services whose status does not permit them to be a source of income, profit or other financial gain for the units that establish, control or finance them.

Small business

Businesses with total income or expenses of $10,000 or more, up to a limit of $5m, in the financial year.

Statistical Division

The Statistical Divisions are designed to be relatively homogeneous regions characterised by identifiable social and economic units within the region, under the unifying influence of one or more major towns or cities.

Total expenses

The total expenses of a business, excluding extraordinary items.

Total income

The total income of a business, excluding extraordinary items.



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