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Medical technology firms by size and turnover in Australia

Source: ABS Counts of Businesses, including Entries and Exits, Jun 2007 to Jun 2011.

The table and pie chart show that the medical devices wholesaling and manufacturing businesses had the following turnovers:

  • 16% (645) had revenue between zero to less than $50,000;
  • 28% (1,079) had revenue between $50,000 to less than $200,000;
  • 40% (1,582) had revenue between $200,000 to less than $2 million; and
  • Only about 16% (650) had revenue of $2 million or more.

The figures show that the majority of Australian medical devices wholesaling and manufacturing businesses are small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with less than 20 employees and revenue of less than $2 million.

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Medical technology firms by location in Australia

Source: ABS Counts of Businesses, including Entries and Exits, Jun 2007 to Jun 2011.

The table and pie chart show that the medical devices wholesaling and manufacturing businesses in Australia were located in eight states and territories:

  • 1,480 companies in NSW;
  • 1,025 companies in VIC;
  • 695 companies in QLD;
  • 368 companies in WA;
  • 280 companies in SA;
  • 59 companies in TAS;
  • 37 companies in ACT; and
  • 9 companies in NT.

This suggests that the majority of Australian medical device companies are located in New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC).

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