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LGA Technological Readiness 2011

This data has been created by the Regional Australia Institute for the [In]Sight competitive index:, released in 2013. Modeled on the World Economic Forums Global Competitiveness Report, [In]Sight was developed in collaboration with Deloitte Access Economics and combines data from sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Social Health Atlas of Australia. Information and communication technologies have historically played a crucial role in creating innovative and more efficient work practices and lifestyles, improving productivity and greatly speeding up commercial processes.At present, digital innovations are transforming the way businesses operate, from retail services through to manufacturing and primary industries. For non-metropolitan regions to keep pace with metropolitan Australia, businesses and households need access to the latest technologies and the skills to use them. Therefore, technological readiness and a regions speed in adopting technologies is a vital element in determining a regions competitiveness and ability to attract investment by both households and businesses.

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Last Updated February 14, 2020, 05:25 (UTC)
Created February 22, 2017, 02:30 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Australia (CC BY-NC 3.0 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-RAI-UoM_AURIN_RIA_RIA_2011_Technology_Indicators
Aggregation Level lga2011
Attribute List Broadband connection, Broadband connections, Broadband connections Ranking, Broadband connections Standard Deviation, Businesses in technology Ranking, Businesses in technology Standard Deviation, Businesses in technology and related industries, Dial up connection, Industry of Employment (Electronics occupations), Industry of Employment (ICT occupations), Industry of Employment (Information Media and Telecommunications), Industry of Employment (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services), Internet connection, Internet connection Ranking, Internet connection standard Deviation, LGA Code, LGA Name, Labour Force, Other internet connection, Private dwellings with Broadband Internet, Technology Indicator Ranking, Technology Indicator Standard Deviation, Total connected households, Total private dwellings, Workers in ICT and electronics, Workers in ICT and electronics Ranking, Workers in ICT and electronics Standard Deviation, state
Attribution Regional Australia Institute, (2011): LGA Technological Readiness 2011; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Regional Australia Institute 2011
Geometry Field the_geom
Key LGA2011
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