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Software Publishing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Software Publishing Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5420 | Aug 2014

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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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
6,121
Businesses
937
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Software Publishing industry has sustained steady growth over the past five years, underpinned by increased online connectivity and the emergence of new technology. Smartphones, tablets and high-speed internet access have led to the development of new software that substantially enhances the use of the new hardware. Smartphones can now hold games and software with a variety of purposes. Software purchases have bounced back from their sudden decline during the economic downturn. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 4.1% in the five years through 2014-15. Revenue is projected to rise by 4.8% in 2014-15, to reach $1.5 billion.

The industry faces strong external competition from large foreign software publishers such as Microsoft... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

This industry is growing. Over the 10 years through 2019-20, industry value added is expected to grow at an annualised rate of 4.7%, significantly higher than the expected growth in GDP over the same period (2.7% annualised). 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. The number of new players is increasing, and barriers of entry are dropping. This is partly due to the rising popularity of new technology software marketplaces that do not require high levels of investment into development, like Xbox Live Arcade and the iTunes Store... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Software Publishing Industry?

This industry creates and distributes ready-made (non-customised) computer software.

Industry Products
Video gamesAccounting softwareSmartphone applicationsEnterprise softwareOthers
 
Industry Activities
Funding software developmentDevelopment and sale of computer software for mass productionSoftware marketing


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