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Contains summary results of the 1997-98 Business Growth and Performance Survey. This survey was the final year of a longitudinal study, which commenced in 1994-95, focusing on the performance of small and medium businesses. Data are presented about businesses with changing employment and businesses with changing income during 1997-98, as well as over the four year period. This data is classified by the size of business and broad industry group. The publication also presents details of employment generation and destruction by size of business, business use of computers and the Internet and training provided.