Information Media and Telecommunications is a small employing, but diverse industry that includes businesses engaged in newspaper and Internet publishing, television and radio broadcasting, and telecommunications infrastructure and networks.
Employment is concentrated in metropolitan areas, particularly Sydney and Melbourne. There has been relatively strong employment growth in this industry over the past five years.
The workforce is relatively skilled and post-school qualifications are often required. Around 41% of workers are Professionals, 17% are Technicians and Trades Workers, 14% are Clerical and Administrative Workers, and a further 14% are Managers.
This industry is projected to have below average employment growth over the five years to May 2023 (up by 4.7%, compared with 7.1% across all industries).
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (trend and annual averages of original data); ABS, Education and Work; Department of Jobs and Small Business, Employment Projections
For more information see lmip.gov.au