Plumbing Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Plumbing Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3231 | Feb 2015

In good shape: Industry revenue has remained stable despite varied demand for services

IBISWorld’s Plumbing Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
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 to install, repair and maintain 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 (98.8%) employ fewer than 20 people, although it also includes several larger scale players, which generally operate as facilities management companies... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Plumbing Services industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle. The industry is reaching market saturation and is characterised by growth in line with the overall economy. However, it remains highly fragmented, and enterprises have been entering the industry at a slower rate than overall revenue growth. Products and services offered by the industry are also clearly segmented, with only moderate changes in technology, largely driven by improving existing systems. Over the past five years, the industry has contended with subdued construction growth as the global financial crisis affected consumer and business outlook, as well as decreasing the availability of credit... purchase to read more


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What is the Plumbing Services Industry?

The Plumbing Services industry consists of contractors that provide general plumbing or drainage services (except sewerage or stormwater drainage systems construction). This includes installing and repairing water, sewer lines, septic tanks, drainage and gas systems.

Industry Products
Drainage and roofing plumbingWater plumbingSanitary plumbing Gas fitting Mechanical plumbing
Industry Activities
Drains construction, cleaning or repairing (except large scale 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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