Australia's digital economy is set to explode over the next few years, thanks to new waves of technological development and jobs, according to a new report.

The contribution of digital technologies to the economy is forecast to jump 76 per cent to $139 billion in 2020 from $79 billion in 2014, according to report, prepared for the Australian Computer Society by Deloitte Access Economics. As a result, the digital economy will account for seven per cent…