2016 Company registration statistics

Statistics are allocated geographically, on the basis of the state companies are registered in rather than where their business is carried on.

Registration statistics for other years

2016 Total number of companies registered in Australia

NSW

VIC

QLD

SA

WA

TAS

NT

ACT

Total

December

781,662

791,188

436,345

113,967

225,062

23,814

12,061

41,719

2,425,818

November

778,910

788,707

435,304

113,758

224,711

23,750

12,038

41,563

2,418,741

October

775,154

785,478

433,651

113,375

224,080

23,679

11,998

41,449

2,408,864

September

772,598

783,224

432,324

113,065

223,573

23,605

11,992

41,357

2,401,738

August

769,093

780,952

430,894

112,687

223,140

23,555

11,967

41,280

2,393,568

July

765,356

777,777

429,179

112,291

222,459

23,435

11,942

41,122

2,383,561

June

761,275

774,264

427,166

111,838

221,723

23,319

11,911

40,948

2,372,444

May

755,428

767,707

423,285

110,804

220,204

23,101

11,840

40,566

2,352,935

April

750,806

762,596

420,790

110,217

219,104

23,007

11,789

40,323

2,338,632

March

747,165

758,755

418,851

109,763

218,332

22,936

11,760

40,115

2,327,677

February

742,902

754,526

416,478

109,187

217,328

22,843

11,739

39,856

2,314,859

January

740,174

751,848

415,110

108,883

216,764

22,787

11,719

39,692

2,306,977

2016 New company registrations

NSW

VIC

QLD

SA

WA

TAS

NT

ACT

Total

December

5,817

5,129

2,788

630

1,272

139

66

315

16,156

November

7,387

6,464

3,881

854

1,683

179

78

335

20,861

October

6,505

5,688

3,628

847

1,613

170

58

296

18,805

September

7,426

5,854

3,811

891

1,619

165

78

309

20,153

August

7,513

6,633

3,919

810

1,721

198

76

367

21,237

July

7,207

6,210

3,884

878

1,642

178

82

358

20,439

June

9,071

9,423

5,747

1,377

2,431

298

109

528

28,984

May

7,539

7,660

4,262

942

1,831

171

95

388

22,888

April

6,610

6,458

3,744

822

1,608

143

55

352

19,792

March

7,204

6,653

4,037

901

1,764

172

67

381

21,179

February

6,831

6,311

3,820

768

1,723

166

99

355

20,073

January

4,791

4,316

2,809

556

1,315

109

57

275

14,228

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Last updated: 03/02/2020 09:25