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This product presents small business operator counts and proportions (excluding operators of Agricultural businesses). These data are sourced from the 2005 and 2006 Characteristics of Small Business survey (cat. no 8127.0).
Topics covered include: sex of operators; age of operators; (usual) hours worked by operators, per week; birthplace (Australian born or born overseas); and number of business operations conducted.
This publication represents the final data release from the Characteristics of Small Business survey (cat. no. 8127.0). Further information regarding ABS' plans for the release of business operator statistics is presented towards the end of the article.