8127.0 - Characteristics of Small Business, Australia, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/02/1998   
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This reissue replaces Main Features released on 28 April. Previous version did not include commentaries relating to small business operators and small business.

Contains details of the June 2004 supplementary survey of households looking at the characteristics of small business operators and their businesses. Provides data on age, sex, ethnicity and hours worked as well as the length of operation of the business, number of operators per business and the use of computers and the Internet by small businesses. Where data are available, comparisons are drawn with previous survey results. Businesses based at home are also examined.