Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Well equipped: The ageing population will drive demand for medical and surgical equipment

IBISWorld’s Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 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 health funding and demand for health services have driven demand for a range of medical and surgical equipment from the industry.

Industry revenue is estimated to rise by an annualised 6.0% in the five years through 2014-15, to $15.5 billion. This includes strong revenue growth of 11.4%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry's capital intensity is determined by the ratio of capital (depreciation) to labour costs (wages). 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 2014-15, deprecation is estimated to account for 0.6% of industry revenue, with wages estimated at 17.6%. This shows that for every dollar spent on capital equipment in the industry, approximately $29.27 is required for labour costs, indicating that the industry has a low capital intensity level. Businesses in the industry tend to spend more on labour in comparison with the machinery and equipment wholesaling sector overall... 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 including establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers to ensure a reliable supply and demand of stock, marketing and advertising of products, and storage and transportation of 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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