NAME OF COLLECTION
Information Technology Survey - Business Enterprises
Technology Statistics Project
Small Business and Science and Technology Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: 02 6252 5000
Facsimile: 02 6252 7004
To provide data on the use of information technology (IT) by Australian business enterprises, including those engaged in the mining sector.
A survey of a sample of all businesses except those without employees, and those engaged in agriculture, forestry or fishing. In the 1997-98 survey, approximately 7,000 businesses were surveyed.
Method of collection
Data detailIT penetration by industry
IT penetration by size of business
Employment including number of IT professional staff used
IT expenditure by industry: includes IT operating expenses, IT capital expenditure and IT in-house support costs
IT expenditure by size of business: includes IT operating expenses, IT capital expenditure and IT in-house support costs
Numbers of authorised users of IT
IT professional staff usage by type of work
Measures of computer connectivity
Use of the Internet: benefits, barriers and intentions
Frequency of data availability
Year ending 30 June.
Available for 1993-94 and 1997-98.
Products and services availableBusiness Use of Information Technology (cat. no. 8129.0)
Business Use of Information Technology, Preliminary (cat. no. 8133.0)
Other products and services
Special data services are available on request