Counts of Businesses, including Entries and Exits 2004-2008

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Number of Businesses:
Non-employing businesses (no.)
Employing businesses, 1 to 4 employees (no.)
Employing businesses, 5 or more employees (no.)
Total businesses (no.)

Business Entries:
Non-employing business entries (no.)
Employing business entries (no.)
Total business entries (no.)

Business Exits:
Non-employing business exits (no.)
Employing business exits (no.)
Total business exits (no.)

Number of Businesses by Industry:
Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)
Mining (no.)
Manufacturing (no.)
Electricity, gas and water supply (no.)
Construction (no.)
Wholesale trade (no.)
Retail trade (no.)
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants (no.)
Transport and storage (no.)
Communication services (no.)
Finance and insurance (no.)
Property and business services (no.)
Education (no.)
Health and community services (no.)
Cultural and recreational services (no.)
Personal and other services (no.)
Total businesses (no.)

See Explanatory Notes paragraphs 55-61 for further information.
See Glossary for terms.

Availability by Year

Business counts are available for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
Business entries and exits are available for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

Find the most recent data in 'Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits', (ABS cat no. 8165.0).
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Local Government Areas, Statistical Local Areas, Statistical Subdivisions, Statistical Divisions, States/Territories, Australia.Find these Data in the Profiles

All Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits data items are available (under the 'Economy' topic heading) in Excel spreadsheets and in the data cubes. All data items except Number of Business by Industry are in the web pages (under the 'Economy' topic heading).

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