Facts about small business in Australia*

  • There are over 2 million actively trading businesses in Australia that are covered by the Small Business Australia banner.
  • Over 4.5 million employees work in small business
  • It is estimated that over 200,000 people in any year want to start a small business.
*Source: ABS, Cat 8165.0 (Counts of Australian Business including entries and exits - June 2007).