8166.0 - Summary of IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, 2011-12 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/06/2013
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During 2011-12, the proportion of innovation-active businesses increased with each successive employment size range. For example, of businesses with 0-4 persons employed, 39% reported being innovation-active compared with 76% of businesses with 200 or more persons employed.
During the year ended 30 June 2012, businesses in the Information media and telecommunications industry were most likely to report undertaking innovative activity, at 60%. Three industries had less than 45% of businesses report being innovation-active, with businesses in Transport, postal and warehousing being the least likely overall to report undertaking any innovative activity in 2011-12 (29%).