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Printing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Printing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1611 | May 2015

Out of print: Industry revenue continues to be constrained by digitisation and declining demand

IBISWorld’s Printing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-5.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
28,896
Businesses
5,314
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Printing industry has been hit hard over the past five years, as consumers have increasingly received information via online platforms rather than via printed materials. This trend has led to a decline in demand for the services of professional printers. Online media continues to encroach into the domain of book, newspaper, magazine and directory publishers. As digital technology has progressed, the printed word has proven slow to produce and costly to distribute. Consumers and businesses have increasingly traded and conducted business online without using printed materials. As a result, industry revenue is estimated to fall at a compound annual rate of 5.2% over the five years through 2014-15. Revenue is forecast to drop by 4.6% in 2014-15, to reach $7.1 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the past five years, the Printing industry has struggled significantly. Many businesses have found it extremely difficult to adapt to a rapidly changing environment where more people are consuming media via digital platforms. Newspaper and magazine circulation numbers have plummeted, as consumers have increasingly read news on mobile phones and tablets, and companies have subsequently sought to advertise online. Sales of printed books have also dropped due to the popularity, affordability and convenience of e-books... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Printing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily provide printing and reprographic services. Printing methods include offset lithographic, reprographic, digital, relief and screen-printing. Firms that are mainly engaged in screen-printing on clothing and apparel are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Publication printing servicesNon-publication printing servicesGeneral printing servicesDigital printing servicesScreen-printing services
 
Industry Activities
Commercial printingDigital printingOffset lithographic printingScreen-printingNewspaper printingBook printingCatalogue printingMagazine printingPhotocopying servicesRelief, letterpress and flexographic printing


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