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The Employment Hero SME Index

To help Australian employers, business leaders and industry representatives keep their finger on the pulse, weโ€™ve created the Employment Hero SME Index to track the average number of employees per business. We hope this will help businesses benchmark their monthly growth rate.
The Employment Hero SME Index
July 2022 Report Update
Growth is slowing. As of July 2022, the average number of employees among Australian SMEs was 12.6 per cent points more than in January 2019, however, the Index fell by -0.1 per cent points between June and July 2022.
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Between July 2021 and July 2022
While year-on-year comparisons show SMEs are still growing (the Index experienced 7.7 per cent point growth between July 2021 and July 2022), the pace of growth is slowing.
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The Employment Hero SME Index

$45 billion
in wages processed annually
750,000+
Active users on our platforms
80,000+
SMEs supported globally
7,500
New users join every month

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