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Police and Firefighting Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Police and Firefighting Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC O7710 | Jun 2014

Banding together: The industry increases its focus on inter-agency operations

IBISWorld’s Police and Firefighting Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$15bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
93,160
Businesses
38
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Police and Firefighting Services industry includes public order, safety and emergency services provided by police and firefighting organisations. The police force is unique in its characteristics and structure, given that it provides a general service of protection to the entire community. Each state and territory is predominantly responsible for the operation of its own police service. The Federal Government is responsible for the Australian Federal Police, which polices national laws and provides community policing services in the Australian Capital Territory. The role of firefighting organisations includes responding to fires, investigating fires, developing safety codes, providing road accident rescue, managing hazardous materials and educating people about fire safety... purchase to read more

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Police and firefighting services are essential in any modern society for public wellbeing and to maintain law and order. They provide societies with a capacity to respond to unforeseen events such as natural and man-made disasters. The majority of these services are provided through government funding, although organisations also raise money through donations, fundraising activities, levies and user charges. With high labour costs and a lack of profit motive, industry profit or surplus is estimated at 0.1% of industry revenue in 2013-124, unchanged from 2008-09.

Although there are many factors that affect demand for emergency services, as a general rule, the more people there are in Australia, the higher the demand for police and firefighters... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Police and Firefighting Services Industry?

Operators in this industry provide services to maintain public order and safety, such as policing, as well as services for emergencies, such as fires and road accidents. The industry comprises police services (including federal agencies) and fire brigades (metropolitan and country). It does not include ambulance services, corrective and detention centres, or private investigation and security services.

Industry Products
State and territory police servicesAustralian Federal Police servicesIntelligence servicesFirefighting services
 
Industry Activities
Intelligence service operationsPolice service operationsPolice station operationsTraffic policing operationsEmergency servicesFire brigade servicesFirefighting servicesFire prevention servicesRescue services


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