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 Products Chapter
The principal services supplied by the industry are the installation, repair and maintenance of pipes and appliances that involve 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. 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, trade wastage, immigration and the level of demand for plumbing tradespeople in other industries... purchase to read more