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Retail and Services Census

Name of Collection
Retail and Services Census

Assistant Director
Services Industries Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10

Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 5644
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 7004
Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au

To monitor the structure and performance of the retail and services industries in Australia.

Data for the 1991-92 census were based on a mail questionnaire sent to 250,000 in-scope retail and selected services outlets in Australia.

Data Detail

  • Number of shops/locations;
  • Floorspace;
  • Persons employed;
  • Wages and salaries; and
  • Turnover.

    In relation to transport, data are available for motor vehicle retailing and motor vehicle services.

    Geographic Coverage
    Australia, States and Territories. Data are also available upon request (and subject to confidentiality) at the SLA level.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data release is irregular-approximately every six years. The 1991-92 census data were released in 1993. No further retail censuses are currently proposed.

    Historical Data
    The census was first conducted in 1948.

    Products and Services
    Retailing in Australia (cat. no. 8613.0)
    Retailing in New South Wales (cat. no. 8623.1)
    Retailing in Victoria (cat. no. 8623.2)
    Retailing in Queensland (cat. no. 8623.3)
    Retailing in South Australia (cat. no. 8623.4)
    Retailing in Western Australia (cat. no. 8623.5)
    Retailing in Tasmania (cat. no. 8623.6)
    Retailing in Northern Territory cat. no 8623.7)
    Retailing in the Australian Capital Territory (cat. no. 8623.8)
    Special data services are available on request.

    Example of Information Available

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