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Australia Smart Cities Market To Reach USD 8.32 Billion By Year 2030

Australia Smart Cities Market Size by Solution and Service (Smart Mobility Management, Smart Public Safety, Smart Healthcare, Smart Building, Smart Utilities, Others) Component (Hardware, Software, Service) Level (Emerging Smart Cities, Developing Smart Cities, Mature Smart Cities) End-user (Government & Municipalities, Transportation & Logistics, Energy & Utilities, Healthcare, Education, Others) and Country Market Analysis and Forecast, 2023-2030

Swati Kalagate
IT and Telecom
Pristine Intelligence LLP

Market Overview:

Smart Cities Market Size Was Valued at USD 3.74 Billion in 2023, and is Projected to Reach USD 8.32 Billion by 2030, Growing at a CAGR of 12.1% From 2023-2030.

Australia is deeply engaged in the development and execution of smart city initiatives, aiming to leverage technology and data solutions to enhance citizens' quality of life, bolster sustainability, and optimize city services. Major cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, and Canberra have initiated projects focusing on diverse urban challenges such as transportation, energy efficiency, waste management, public safety, and digital connectivity. The country is investing in robust digital infrastructure including high-speed internet, IoT networks, and smart sensors for data collection and analysis to facilitate informed decision-making. Emphasizing sustainability, Australian smart cities integrate renewable energy, promote energy-efficient buildings, eco-friendly transportation, and waste reduction initiatives. Transport and mobility improvements are central, incorporating real-time traffic management, intelligent parking systems, and the promotion of electric and autonomous vehicles. Utilizing data analytics and AI, these cities gather insights from various sources including sensors and citizen feedback, facilitating resource allocation and planning. Citizen engagement is prioritized through digital platforms and mobile applications, fostering active involvement in urban planning and governance processes.

Top Key Players Covered In The Smart Cities Market:

  • Cisco Systems (US)
  • IBM (US)
  • Siemens (Germany)
  • Telstra Corporation Limited (Australia)
  • Schneider Electric (France)
  • Microsoft (US)
  • Ericsson (Sweden)
  • Huawei Technologies (China)
  • Intel (US)
  • AECOM (US)
  • Veolia (France)
  • Arup Pty Limited (UK)
  • Optus Networks Pty Ltd (Australia)
  • Landis+Gyr Pty Ltd (Switzerland)
  • Transdev (France)
  • Nokia Solutions and Networks (Finland)
  • WSP (Canada)
  • SAP (Germany)
  • Thales (France)
  • NEC (Japan), and Other Major Players

Market Dynamics and Factors:         

Australia's smart cities prioritize disaster preparedness and resilience through advanced early warning systems, sustainable infrastructure, and community engagement initiatives. Early warning systems leverage sophisticated sensors and weather monitoring techniques to detect and predict natural disasters, offering real-time alerts to residents and authorities for timely evacuation and action. Moreover, these cities invest in sustainable infrastructure designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, ensuring critical facilities like bridges and buildings are more resilient. Additionally, community education programs utilize digital platforms and mobile applications to raise awareness about potential risks and preparedness measures, empowering residents with essential information and resources.

Real-time monitoring and decision-making constitute integral components of smart city projects, facilitating immediate and informed actions for efficient urban management. Leveraging a network of sensors, IoT devices, and data-gathering technologies placed strategically across the urban environment, these cities continuously collect data on various parameters like traffic flow, air quality, and energy consumption. Advanced data analysis techniques, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, process this data in real time, identifying patterns and correlations to provide insights into urban dynamics. These insights are then presented through user-friendly dashboards and visualizations, offering a comprehensive overview of the city's infrastructure and services for effective decision-making.

The Smart Cities Market Report Highlight:

  • By Solution and Service, the Smart Mobility Management segment is Anticipated to Dominate the Market Over the Forecast Period. The smart mobility management segment will be the dominant force in the Australian smart city market during the forecast period. This is due to several factors, such as the increasing adoption of smart mobility solutions, government initiatives to improve traffic, and the rise in popularity of ride-sharing and on-demand mobility services.
  • By Component, the service segment is likely to dominate. Smart city initiatives require comprehensive solutions that integrate hardware, software, and services. While hardware and software are essential components, the service segment encompasses implementation, customization, maintenance, and support, which are crucial for the successful deployment and operation of smart city projects.
  • By Country, Victoria emerges as a dominant force in Australia's smart city market, particularly propelled by the progressiveness of its capital, Melbourne. The city has made impressive strides with successful smart city projects, encompassing advanced systems for traffic management, water management, and lighting. Melbourne's commitment to cutting-edge technology solidifies its position as one of the most forward-thinking cities worldwide. The impact of smart city initiatives extends beyond Melbourne, with other cities in Victoria, such as Geelong, Ballarat, and Bendigo, investing in and embracing smart city technologies. Collectively, these cities bolster Victoria's leadership in the smart city landscape across the country.

Key Industry Development:

In June 2023, Telstra launched a new end-to-end Industrial Automation capability to help transform some of Australia’s biggest industries - making them smarter, safer, cleaner, more productive, and more secure. The comprehensive suite of services combines Telstra Purple’s recent industrial solutions acquisitions Aqura Technologies and Alliance Automation, a joint venture with data science and AI leader Quantium, and Telstra’s high-quality networks, including 5G, Fibre, and IoT.

In June 2023, Lendlease, and telco leader, Optus, a Globally integrated real estate group, announced the signing of a new multi-year technology partnership between the two industry-leading companies. This strategic partnership between Lendlease and Optus will create value for both our people, and those who live, work, and play in our precincts.     

The Smart Cities Market Segmentation:

By Solution and Service

  • Smart Mobility Management
  • Smart Public Safety
  • Smart Healthcare
  • Smart Building
  • Smart Utilities
  • Others

By Component

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Service

By Level

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Service

By End-user

  • Government & Municipalities
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Others

For this report, Pristine Intelligence has segmented the Smart Cities Market based on region:

Regional Outlook (Revenue in USD Million; Volume in Units, 2023-2030)

  • North America
  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Eastern Europe
  • Russia
  • Bulgaria
  • The Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Rest of Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Rest of Western Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Australia
  • New-Zealand
  • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Turkey
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • UAE
  • Israel
  • South Africa
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina

Rest of SA

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