Plumbing Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Plumbing Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3231 | Jun 2014

Flowing in: Demand for installation services in new housing to boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Plumbing Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Plumbing Services industry has shown resilience through variable demand conditions since the late 2000s. The onset of the global financial crisis dampened consumer and business confidence, which drove down investment into housing and commercial buildings and affected demand for plumbing installation services. Demand for residential building construction is projected to climb at an annualised 1.1% over the five years through 2013-14. Meanwhile, the commercial and industrial building market is projected to contract at an annualised 4.3% over the past five years, significantly dampening demand for the installation of plumbing fixtures and fittings on new buildings. Over the period, the industry was given some reprieve from Federal Government stimulus packages, with over $21.0... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The principal services supplied by the industry are the installation, repair and maintenance of pipes and appliances involving the catchment, distribution or treatment of water, sewage or gas. The industry essentially controls the delivery of services on a wide range of appliances and building amenities. All qualified plumbers possess the basic skills necessary to undertake a wide range of activities. However, some contractors specialise in niche markets for which they have developed advanced skills and techniques.

The supply of qualified tradespeople is determined by the level of apprenticeship completions, wastage from the trade, immigration and the level of demand for plumbing tradespeople in other industries... 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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