NAME OF COLLECTION
Information Technology Survey
Information Technology Activity Surveys
Science and Technology Statistics Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Locked Bag 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 5000
Web site: <www.abs.gov.au>
To provide data on the use of information technology (IT) by Australian businesses, 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 2000-01 survey, approximately 15,000 businesses were surveyed.
Data are collected by mail questionnaire.
Main data detail
- Use of IT by Australian businesses (including use of computers, the Internet, web presence, use of own IT staff or external IT services);
- Internet activities and web functions; and
- Internet commerce (includes purchasing and selling via the Internet).
Frequency of data availability
Year ended 30 June.
Data are available for 1993-94, 1997-98, 1999-2000 and 2000-01.
Products and services
- Special data services are available on request.