This is the final release from the 2010-11 Business Characteristics Survey (BCS) and presents summary data for a selection of topics including nature of business ownership, collaborative arrangements, franchising agreements, performance measures, barriers, government financial assistance, finance sought, innovation, business use of information technology, skills, markets and competition. Data included are additional to those outputs from the BCS released earlier this year in Summary of IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, 2010-11 (cat. no. 8166.0) and Innovation in Australian Business, 2010-11 (cat. no. 8158.0)
Information about data quality is provided in the Quality Declaration and Explanatory Notes and must be taken into consideration when interpreting the statistics in this release.
STRUCTURE OF THIS RELEASE
There are two components to this release: web based information and datacubes. The datacubes contain the detailed data that underpins the tables and commentary included in the web based information. Many of the datacubes present data cross-classified by innovation status and industry by employment size.
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