Small business in Western Australia - at a glance
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Notes on statistics
- Statistics as of 30 June 2017.
- The SBDC uses the standard Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) definition of small business, which is any non-employing business or a business employing fewer than 20 people.
- These statistics are provided by the ABS, except for data marked with a * which has been sourced from the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre report The Engine Room for Growth? The Role, Performance and Future Prospects of Small Business in Western Australia.
- As with any analysis based on data sets it is subject to a degree of error. Individual numbers or percentages should not be used as absolutes.