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

The Plumbing Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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

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The Plumbing Services industry involves a medium level of capital intensity, although plumbing services typically require a significant manual labour input. The industry's direct employment costs (wages and supplements), accounts for approximately 21.5% of revenue in 2014-15, while depreciation charges are estimated at 3.4% of revenue. This indicates that the industry allocates $6.30 towards labour input costs for every $1.00 spent on capital equipment.

In addition to direct employment costs, the industry also allocates a substantial share of revenue to subcontracted labour (13.1% in 2014-15), which, if included with direct labour payments would further inflate the labour costs to depreciation ratio... 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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