Plumbing Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Plumbing Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3231 | Oct 2014

In demand: The industry is buoyed by favourable construction trends

IBISWorld’s Plumbing 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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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Plumbing Services industry plays an integral role in the economy, supplying licensed services in the installation, repair and maintenance of fixtures and fittings used for the catchment, distribution and treatment of liquids, gases and waste products.

The industry is highly regulated to ensure compliance with product and installation standards and building guidelines. It comprises many very small-scale contracting firms, which service narrow geographic areas or niche markets. The industry currently has an estimated 25,250 enterprises, the vast majority of which employ fewer than 20 people... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Plumbing Services industry has maintained solid growth over the past five years, despite poor demand conditions in most building markets. The onset of the global financial crisis in the late 2000s resulted in subdued construction levels as consumer and business sentiment declined. The Federal Government's First Home Buyer Grant and education construction stimulus package initially helped support local construction activity, but the subsequent withdrawal of this stimulus adversely affected property investment, and hence, demand for plumbers. The return of favourable trends in new housing construction and (to a lesser extent) in commercial building activity has supported a moderate improvement in the industry's performance over recent years... purchase to read more


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What is the Plumbing Services Industry?

This industry consists of contractors that provide general plumbing services. This includes installing and repairing water, sewerage, drainage and gas systems.

Industry Products
Drainage and roofing plumbingWater plumbingSanitary plumbing Gas fitting Mechanical plumbing
Industry Activities
Drains construction, cleaning or repairing (except sewerage and stormwater drainage systems)Gas plumbingGuttering, roof, installation or repairHot water system installation and repairPlumbing (except marine)Repair of installed plumbingSeptic tank installation (including repair)Solar hot water system installation

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