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Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2511 | Oct 2014

Switching seats: Imported products have carved a hole in the industry's profit

IBISWorld’s Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-7.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
14,250
Businesses
3,350
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing industry is the largest in the furniture manufacturing sector, accounting for 60% to 70% of Australian furniture production and employment. Industry activity has trended sharply downwards since the mid-2000s, as appreciation of the Australian dollar has significantly eroded the capacity of local manufacturers to compete with imports and non-wooden furniture substitutes. The price of general furniture components, such as leather, textiles, metal fasteners and springs, has increased, while the price of imported furniture products has decreased.

Industry revenue is expected to total $2.2 billion in 2014-15, reflecting moderate growth by 1.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Total distribution of industry activity generally corresponds with the distribution of population and economic activity. Manufacturers favour locating in proximity to: transport facilities and retailers (to minimise transport costs and time delays); customers and competitors (in order to better read changes in market trends); a ready supply of skilled labour; and access to key suppliers of material inputs (such as component parts, leather and textiles).

New South Wales accounts for 30.2% of industry employer enterprises, which is roughly consistent with the state's share of the national population and economic activity (31% to 32% annually). The local market is partly met by the inflow of furniture products from other states and imports... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture furniture out of wood (except built-in units), complete upholstered seating with wooden or metal frames, or upholster wooden furniture. The manufacture of upholstered seats for transport equipment is also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Upholstered furnitureNon-upholstered wooden furnitureWooden furniture carcasses
 
Industry Activities
Bedroom suite, wooden,Chair (except dental chairs)Dining room and lounge suite furniture, wooden,Disassembled kitchen furniture, wooden,Disassembled furniture, wooden,Lounge suiteOffice furniture and outdoor furniture, wooden,Seat, upholstered,Table, wooden,Upholstered furniture


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