Data on all businesses for every building in our area.
City of Sydney representatives will visit all businesses in our local area.
The survey collects data on all businesses, floor space uses and employment numbers for every building or property in the area. Fieldwork will run from September 2022 to April 2023.
Surveyors will capture:
The data will show how the rise of working from home has affected the area. It will also help monitor progress towards Sustainable Sydney 2030–2050 Continuing the Vision.
Participation from businesses will help us capture accurate data to help meet business needs and provide better services for the community.
The 2017 floor space and employment survey was the third full survey within the current City of Sydney local area boundaries. Previous surveys were undertaken in 2007 and 2012.
The fieldwork started in April 2017 and took around 10 months to complete. The 2017 results form the most comprehensive data set of all businesses, floor space, employment and capacity measures.
The local area covers 26.15km² and the estimated resident population was 233,177 at June 2017 (Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia 2017-18 cat. no. 3218.0, released 27 March 2019). The total employment count for the 2017 survey was 501,786 workers.
In 2017, in the local area there were:
The City of Sydney has been divided into 10 village groups.
Each group is unique and dynamic in its own right with its own set of social, economic and environmental characteristics. The 10 village areas are designed to recognise the diversity of local needs and values that exist across the city. The floor space and employment survey reports on each of the 10 villages separately.
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