Business Operations Survey: 2011

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  13 April 2012

Key facts

Of businesses surveyed in 2011:

  • 9 percent performed research and development.
  • One-quarter developed new goods or services for the market.
  • 38 percent either generated income, purchased, or produced overseas.
  • Australia is still the leading location for overseas income.
  • Those reporting income from China rose sharply from 2007.

Graph, Location of overseas income and production, last financial year at August 2011.

Geoff Bascand
Government Statistician
13 April 2012
ISSN 1178-0711