Well, that sucks:
BUSINESS USE OF IT
Key indicators of business use of IT include: adoption of IT (computer use, Internet use, web presence); use of broadband; and Internet commerce (placing and receiving orders via the Internet or web, Internet income). The move to the BCS vehicle has not had a significant impact on the comparability of key IT indicators with those previously collected. For more information about the impact of moving to a new survey vehicle on business use of IT statistics, please refer to Explanatory Notes 27 to 29.
Business Use of Information Technology, Key Indicators(a) 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 Proportion of all businesses with Computer use % 83.0 85.2 88.6 88.5 Internet use % 71.4 74.2 76.8 81.3 Web presence % 23.0 25.1 26.7 29.8 Proportion of all businesses which Placed orders via the Internet or web % 27.8 31.3 32.7 37.3 Received orders via the Internet or web % 13.3 12.0 12.2 20.9 Internet income $b 24.3 33.3 39.6 56.7 Proportion of businesses with Internet use and broadband connection % . . 41.5 62.7 82.5 . . not applicable (a) Use of IT indicators was collected through the BCS vehicle in 2005-06. For previous periods these indicators were collected through the BUIT survey.
…that 29.8% of Australian businesses have a webpage, I mean. Full statistics etc at Australian Bureau of Statistics. Not much hope for Web 2.0 if 70% of us can’t get our heads around Web 1.0, is there?