Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3491 | Jul 2015

Healthy demand: Strong investment in the health sector drives demand for medical equipment

IBISWorld’s Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling industry has recorded strong revenue growth over the past five years, supported by steady demand growth from the health sector, medical centres and research industries. Increased demand for electronic measuring and exploration equipment as a result of the mining boom has also provided opportunities for industry wholesalers. In the health sector, strong growth in government funding and demand for health services have driven demand for a range of medical and surgical equipment wholesaled by the industry.

Industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 5.7% in the five years through 2015-16, to $16.1 billion. Industry revenue grew strongly in 2012-13, rising by 8.3%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry's capital intensity is determined by the ratio of capital costs to labour costs. IBISWorld estimates the capital intensity level using data from the industry cost structure. Depreciation is used as a proxy for capital and wages are used as a proxy for labour. In 2015-16, deprecation is estimated to account for 0.6% of industry revenue, with wages estimated at 17.3%. This shows that for every dollar required for labour costs, approximately $0.03 will be invested in capital equipment, indicating that the industry has a low capital intensity level. Businesses in the industry tend to spend significantly more on labour than the overall machinery and equipment wholesaling sector... purchase to read more


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What is the Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling Industry?

Firms in the industry wholesale scientific, medical or other professional equipment. Most wholesalers in the industry undertake sales and administrative activities, marketing and advertising of products, and storage and transportation of stock. Wholesalers establish relationships with manufacturers and retailers to ensure a reliable supply of and demand for stock.

Industry Products
Surgical and medical instruments and suppliesLaboratory apparatus and furnitureDental equipment and suppliesSurgical and medical appliances and apparatusMeasuring equipmentProcess control instrumentsOther instruments
Industry Activities
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