Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Few people in Australia are comfortable repairing their own computer, and fewer organisations are repairing their own electronic equipment products. While consumers continue to view internal operations of computers as complicated, this has not translated to increased demand for the Computer and Electronic Equipment Repair industry. Businesses today have made two clear shifts in operations that spell trouble for the long-term viability of computer and electronic equipment maintenance providers. The tendency to lease computers and electronic equipment rather than buy them often means that these products are replaced when, or before, they malfunction. Further, the increasing presence of comprehensive, in-house IT teams means that many computer repairs can be conducted at minimal cost... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The industry geographic distribution is largely influenced by population levels and business numbers. Based on this, the industry is dominant on the eastern seaboard, with New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland estimated to account for 81.0% of industry revenue in 2013-14, and 80.2% of industry establishments. These states account for a high proportion of small and large businesses, which require computer and electronic equipment repair and maintenance services. The high population levels in these states also drive household demand for PC and laptop repairs and maintenance by the industry.
The other states and territories tend to follow similar patterns, particularly based on population levels... purchase to read more