The economic contribution of Australia's tech sector
Updated: Nov 30, 2021
The tech sector is equivalent to Australia's 3rd biggest industry, just behind mining and banking.
"The technology sector will be a key accelerator of economic growth in Australia in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future. It is now a critical pillar of the Australian economy, and will surpass the contribution of the primary and manufacturing industries in the next decade"
"The Australian tech sector has become a critical part of the economy, contributing $167 billion to GDP per year and 861,000 jobs"
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David James Connolly