Total expenditure IT products and services worldwide 2014-2019, by category

The statistic depicts the forecasted business and government spending worldwide on IT products and services, by segment, from 2014 to 2019. Global spending on software, which includes middleware, custom-built software by contractors and consultants, applications and operating systems, is estimated to reach 738 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.

Forecasted business and government spending on information technology (IT) products and services worldwide from 2014 to 2019, by segment

SoftwareTelecommunications servicesTech consulting and systems integration servicesTech outsourcing and hardware maintenanceComputer equipmentCommunications equipment
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Release date

March 2018



Survey time period

2014 to 2018

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