1132.0 - Directory of Transport Statistics, 2000  
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Characteristics of Small Business Owners

Name of Collection
Characteristics of Small Business Owners

Assistant Director
Small Business & Science and Technology Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10

Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 6726
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 7004
Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au

To provide data on the characteristics of small businesses and operators.

This survey provides a snapshot of the characteristics of small businesses in Australia. The 1997 survey defined small businesses as those with fewer than 20 employees, excluding agriculture businesses. The survey was run as a supplementary survey in conjunction with the 1997 Labour Force Survey.It was repeated in November 1999 with results expected in April 2000.

Data are collected by personal interview.

Data Detail

  • Characteristics of small business operators;
  • Small business operations;
  • Operators' perception of success;
  • Small business use of computers and the Internet;
  • Home-based small business; and
  • Family business.

Above details are available for the transport and storage industry as upublished data.

Geographic Coverage
Australia, States and Territories.

Frequency of Data Availability
The survey is conducted every two years.

Historical Data
The survey was first conducted in 1995 and repeated in 1997 and 1999.

Products and Services
Characteristics of Small Business, Australia (cat. no. 8127.0)
Special data services are available on request.

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