8133.0 - Business Use of Information Technology, Preliminary, 1997-98
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Business use of information technology increases
The proportion of employing businesses in Australia using personal computers (PCs) has increased from 49% in June 1994 to 64% in June 1998 according to a publication released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The publication, Business Use of Information Technology, Australia, provides summary details on the use of information technology and telecommunications (IT&T) by employing businesses in Australia as at the end of June 1998. This information is important as recent advances in IT&T has enabled new ways of communicating and doing business electronically, which can have an impact on the way businesses operate in the future. Among the key findings in the publication are that:
The publication also provides business IT&T usage details by industry and by size of business as at the end of June 1998. Some of these key findings are that:
Full details are in Business Use of Information Technology, Australia, 1997-98, Preliminary (cat. no. 8133.0) available from ABS bookshops in all capital cities. A summary of the publication may be found on this site.
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