Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Computer and Electronic Equipment Repair industry is being affected by two clear shifts in business operations that spell trouble for the long-term viability of computer and electronic equipment maintenance services. Although relatively few people in Australia have the necessary expertise to repair their own computer, the growing tendency for companies and households to lease computers and electronic equipment often means that these products are replaced when (or before) they malfunction. Furthermore, more companies are investing in their own in-house IT teams, which is reducing the demand for computer repairs from industry firms.
The industry’s low barriers to entry have resulted in high numbers of repair and maintenance companies... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic distribution of establishments and revenue across the industry 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 80.2% of industry revenue in 2015-16, and 80.4% 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