Small businesses employ over 5 million people, that's 42% of Australia's private sector workforce.

Small business employs 63% or almost 288,000 of Australia's apprentices and trainees.

Top five industries with the highest percentage of people employed by small businesses

Small businesses contribute $483 billion to the economy, that's roughly 33%!

Construction is our largest small business sector, employing 793,000 people

Small business employs 42% of Australia’s private sector workforce

The age range of Australian small business owners.

Small businesses account for 97% of all Australian businesses.

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