Small Business in NSW: Our Story

Small Business in NSW: Our Story is a unique resource that captures the contribution and characteristics of the small business sector in NSW.

Small businesses are vital to the NSW economy. They provide essential products and services, which contribute to economic growth, and from a social perspective, small business owners provide employment in their local communities and often support local schools, sporting clubs and charities.

Small businesses create wealth and employment for the benefit of all Australians. There are almost 690,000 small businesses in NSW, approximately 96 per cent of all NSW businesses.

Small Business in NSW: Our Story provides an analysis of the small business sector, looking at the contribution of certain industries, the geographic spread and gender balance as well as other demographic indicators.