Microbusiness Density
Low High

~12 microbusinesses per 1000 people throughout the country

~12 microbusinesses per 1000 people throughout the country

Venture Forward is an international research initiative by GoDaddy that quantifies the growth and economic impact of more than 20 million microbusinessesthose with an active website and the majority with fewer than 10 employeesincluding over 300,000 in Australia.


It also provides a unique view into the attitudes, demographics and needs of the entrepreneurs who start them. 

Rely on their business as a main income source
Positive 6-month business outlook
Source: GoDaddy Venture Forward AU National Survey. November 2023 (N=1,120)
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