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What's the value of the Internet to the Australian economy? We wanted to answer this question and asked some economists to figure it out.

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INTERNET GROWTH HELPING THE AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY

Economists predict that the Internet will keep growing twice as fast as the rest of the economy, which means that by 2016 the direct contribution of the Internet to Australia’s GDP will increase from $50 billion to $70 billion. This is comparable to the contribution to GDP of the healthcare sector today.

Over the same period the growth of the Internet will also see approximately 80,000 more Australians employed in areas directly related to the Internet. Finally, Australia’s use of the Internet is expected to expand more rapidly than other developed economies, which will progressively close the gap between Australia and the world’s leading digital economies.

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Deloitte Access Economics is Australia’s pre-eminent economics advisory practice and a member of Deloitte’s global economics group. Its team is the nation’s leader in policy, regulatory and strategic advisory, as well as forecasting and modelling services that provide detailed business insights ranging across sectors and regions. The economists behind the report presented here are Ric Simes, Michael Thomas and Jennie Cassidy.

Google's search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day and our targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results. Our Sydney office is a central hub for Google in developing innovative products. In March of 2011, in collaboration with MYOB we launched 'Getting Aussie Business Online', an initiative to give free websites to all Australian businesses.

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