Entertainment, Communication and Technology
This sector meets our entertainment, communication and technology needs through a range of specialty outlets offering recorded music; computers, software and accessories; videos and DVDs for sale or hire; electronic games and Playstations; televisions and DVD player/recorders; iPods and telephones. It also includes cinemas and ticketing offices. Just over 4,000 South Australian are employed in this sector.
The close links between technology, entertainment and communication mean some stores stock product ranges across all three fields. Retailers who supply entertainment goods include music stores; video hire and sales stores; cinemas and ticketing offices. More than 57,600 Australians are employed in this sector.
Australians spend more than $4.8 billion a year on computers and software and $1.1 billion a year on recorded music (CDs, DVDs, Music Videos etc).