1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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FARM USE OF COMPUTERS, 2001-02

An estimated 57% of Tasmanian farms had access to a computer in 2001-02. An estimated 50% of farms used a computer for business operations and 40% used the Internet for business operations. The highest computer and Internet use for business operations was recorded by farms in the Northern Region, 53% and 41% respectively.

FARMS USING A COMPUTER AND THE INTERNET(a), Tasmanian regions - 2001-02
Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania

Farms (no. at 30 June 2002)
1,060
1,471
1,496
4,027
Farms with access to a computer (%)
59
57
57
57
Farms with access to the Internet (%)
45
45
43
44
Using a computer for business operations (%)(b)
48
53
49
50
Using the Internet for business operations (%)(b)
40
41
38
40

(a) Includes establishments undertaking agricultural activity having an Estimated Value of Agricultural Operations (EVAO) of $5,000 or more.
(b) Computer and Internet usage are derived items.
Source: Use of Information Technology on Farms, Australia (cat. no. 8150.0).

FURTHER INFORMATION

For state-level data see Statistics - Tasmania (cat. no. 1384.6).


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