Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Fire and Security Alarm Installation Services industry has experienced limited growth over the past five years as it contends with subdued construction levels in the wake of the global financial crisis. Despite strong growth in engineering construction, local areas have experienced anaemic demand as private capital investment has declined as consumer and business confidence plummeted. The industry has also become increasingly fragmented as the downturn in demand resulted in worker redundancies, resulting in previous employees starting their own businesses or beginning to operate as subcontractors... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of industry activity generally corresponds with the national distribution of construction activity and population. The current distribution of industry establishments by state and territory corresponds with the most recent Counts of Australian Businesses (ABS Cat. No. 8165.0, June 2009).
80% of industry establishments are located in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. This generally corresponds with the share of population and economic activity concentrated in these states. New South Wales accounts for 34.3% of total industry establishments, which is consistent with the state's share of the national population and economic activity (34% and 35% respectively)... purchase to read more