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Business - Company and industry data and information: Company and industry data

A guide to finding information on public, private, Australian, international or non-profit companies and industries.

Private company data

Data about private companies is variable as they are not covered by the same regulatory disclosure framework as public companies. See below for some suggestions for finding information on private companies. 

Individual company websites - these may be a good source of data

Factiva - Provides access to the full text of articles from thousands of Australian and international print media titles, including the Australian Financial Review and The Australian. Also provides company data.

IBISWorld (Australian companies)

Company 360 (Australian Companies)

ASIC website (basic information is available and further information may  be purchased


Comparative industry reports

In addition to providing statistical data the databases below provide comparative industry reports assisting you with SWOT analyses of industries. See database descriptions opposite for more information.

IBISWorld (Australian industries only)

Mergent Online

Passport GMID (Consumer industries only)

Business Source Complete

Australian industry statistics

International company and industry data (including Australia)