SOME KEY FACTS ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN IMAGING INDUSTRY revised 12/02/2007
PRODUCT
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Notes
Digital Cameras
418,432
981,000
1.684m
1.85m
1.8m
1.7m
 
Phone Cams
<1,000
300,000
3.5m
5m
5.5m
 
 
Camcorders
350,000
350,000
320,000
280,000
332,000
382,000
 
Film Rolls
38m 
34m
24.5m
14m
7m
4.5m
 
S. U. Cameras
3.2m
3.6m
3.3m
2.7m
1.8m
1.44m
 
In-Store Photo Paper prints
1.43bn
1.3bn
1.17bn
1.2bn
1.4bn
1.6bn
Thermal/Silver Halide/Dye Sub
Home Photo Printers
 
1m
1.3m
1.5m
1.8m
1.9m
Inkjet/Dye Sub
Home Prints (on photo quality paper)
 
 
200m
250m
275m
 
 
Total Minilabs
2,645
2,390
2,100
1,400
1,500
1,500
 
Instant Kiosks
 
 
1,000
2,000
2,300
2,600
Dye Sub/Thermal [including Pharmacy, service stations, telcos etc]
Total Photo Print Outlets
 
 
3,100
3,400
4,500
5,500
 
(Outlets selling some type of imaging service)
Total Employed in Industry
24,000
 
24,000
24,000
22,000
22,000
 
Value of CamPhones
 
 
1bn
2.8bn
 
 
 
Value of Industry at retail
2bn
 
2.1bn
2.5bn
2.5bn
2.75bn
 
Digital Household Penetration
 
 
35%
43%
60%
65%
 
ANALOGUE PRINTING DROPPING BY average 35% IN 2005