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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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At June 2002, an estimated 57% of farms with an estimated value of agricultural operations (EVAO) of $5,000 or more used a computer, the same proportion as at June 2000. This compares to 49% in March 1999, and 36% in March 1998.

An estimated 44% of farms in Tasmania used the Internet at June 2002, compared with 35% at June 2000, 22% in March 1999, and 12% in March 1998.


FARMS WITH ACCESS TO A COMPUTER AND THE INTERNET(a), Tasmania and Australia

Computer access
Internet access
Tasmania
Australia
Tasmania
Australia

%
%
%
%

March 1998
36
40
12
11
March 1999
49
49
22
18
June 2000
57
58
35
34
June 2002
57
62
44
48

(a) Farms with an estimated value of agricultural operations of $5,000 or more. Percentages are of all farms in each category.

Source: Use of Information Technology on Farms, Australia (cat. no. 8150.0).



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