NAME OF COLLECTION
Business Growth and Performance Survey
Small Business & Science and Technology Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 6726
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 7004
To provide estimates on the growth and performance of Australian employing businesses and to identify selected economic and structural characteristics of those businesses.
This survey collects data on business performance and the factors which affect performance. The information from the survey will enable analysis of employment growth in the Australian economy. It is a longitudinal survey so the same sample is used for each of the years of the survey. The sample for the 1996--97 survey will include approximately 5,000 businesses from the 1995--96 survey and new businesses added to the ABS Register of Businesses since the 1995--96 sample was selected.
Data are collected by mail questionnaire.
Detailed data on the tourism industry are not published but are available on request.
Frequency of Data Availability
The survey is conducted annually.
The survey was first conducted in 1994-95.
Products and Services
Small and Medium Enterprises, Business Growth and Performance Survey, Australia (cat. no. 8141.0)
Special data services are available on request.
- Size of business;
- Performance ratios; and
- Business intentions.