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8166.0 - Summary of IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2012   
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Contents >> INNOVATION IN AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS >> Innovation Still in Development

INNOVATION STILL IN DEVELOPMENT

Businesses with innovation still in development, by employment size(a), by type, 2010 - 11

0-4 persons
5-19 persons
20-199 persons
200 or more persons
Total
%
%
%
%
%

Businesses with innovation still in development for any new or significantly improved:(b)
goods or services
7.1
12.6
16.8
18.4
9.6
operational processes
5.2
11.1
19.7
23.6
8.2
organisational/managerial processes
4.4
11.5
19.3
18.1
7.8
marketing methods
7.3
14.5
16.3
14.4
10.3
Businesses with any innovation still in development
14.1
26.2
34.5
38.2
19.6

(a) Proportions are of all businesses in each output category.
(b) Businesses may be counted in more than one category.


One in five businesses reported innovation still in development as at 30 June 2011. The proportion of businesses reporting innovation still in development was greater for each successive employment size, ranging from 14% for businesses with 0-4 persons employed to 38% for businesses with 200 or more persons employed.

New goods or services and marketing methods were the most commonly reported types of innovation that were still in development as at 30 June 2011 (both 10%).

Proportion of businesses with innovation still in development, by industry, 2010-11
Graph: Proportion of businesses with innovation still in development, by industry, 2010-11


By industry, Wholesale trade recorded the highest proportion of businesses with innovative activity still in development (32%), followed by Information media and telecommunications (30%) and Professional, scientific and technical services (27%). Businesses within Transport, postal and warehousing were least likely to report innovation still in development (9%).

The highest proportion of businesses with new goods and services still in development was in the Information media and telecommunication industry (20%). Businesses within the Financial and insurance services industry recorded the highest proportion of businesses with new operational processes still in development (16%), while businesses within the Professional, scientific and technical services industry reported the highest proportion for new organisational/managerial processes still in development (13%). The industry with the highest recorded proportion of new marketing methods still in development was Arts and recreation services (18%).





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