Software Publishing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Software Publishing Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5420 | Apr 2016

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IBISWorld’s Software Publishing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Software Publishing industry has grown steadily over the past five years, driven by increased online connectivity and the emergence of new technology. Increased access to high-speed internet has encouraged the development of software to take advantage of cloud computing, along with new hardware, such as smartphones and tablets. Smartphones and tablet software development has increased strongly, with new products being developed to carry out functions that were once the domain of PCs and gaming consoles. Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised 10.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $2.3 billion. Growth of 14.8% is forecast for the current year as more industry participants adopt the software as a service (SaaS) distribution model... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Software Publishing industry is currently in the growth phase of its economic life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry’s contribution to the economy, is forecast to expand at a compound annual rate of 6.4% over the 10 years through 2020-21. This growth represents a significant outperformance of Australian GDP, which is forecast to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.6% over the same period. This growth is being pushed primarily by the high rate of technological change, with smartphones, cloud-based solutions and high-speed internet access driving new technologies and capabilities during the period... purchase to read more


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What is the Software Publishing Industry?

Software publishers create and distribute ready-made (non-customised) computer software.

Industry Products
Video gamesAccounting softwareSmartphone and tablet appsEnterprise software
Industry Activities
Funding software developmentDevelopment of computer software for mass productionDistribution of computer softwareSoftware marketing

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