Turf Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Turf Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0113 | May 2015

Turfed out: High-density inner-city living dampens demand for industry products

IBISWorld’s Turf Growing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 Turf Growing industry has performed poorly over the past five years. Fluctuations in water availability have created volatile growing conditions for the industry. Consumer sentiment has remained volatile over the period, in response to changing global and domestic economic conditions. Consequently, consumers have frequently been unwilling to outlay income for new instant turf. Movements in the number of dwelling commencements have also played a role in the industry's weak performance. Industry revenue is expected to post a decline of 0.8% annualised over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $258.1 million. However, revenue is expected to grow in 2014-15 due to improved water availability and an increase in dwelling commencements. Industry revenue is forecast to increase by 1.9%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Most turf growers are located in Queensland and New South Wales. Industry establishments are mostly located in these states of the warmer tropical weather in these regions, as certain turf varieties such as Sir Walter and green kikuyu grow more rapidly in warmer weather. In addition, these states also have large populations that turf growers can reach. The large populations signify a higher number of residential properties, sporting venues and government institutional buildings to service those populations. As such, turf growers congregate in those areas to be able to provide turf to the property owners. Turf growers typically select land that is above average in fertility with relatively high and reliable rainfall. Alternatively, the land should have access to irrigation water... purchase to read more


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What is the Turf Growing Industry?

Companies in this industry grow turf for transplanting in landscaped areas. This includes grass growing, turf growing and lawn seed growing. Operators plant, maintain and harvest turf farms. Landscapers, households, governments, sport venues, revegetation contractors, and plant hire and garden service providers then install the turf.

Industry Products
Green couchBlue couchBuffaloKikuyuZoysiaOther varieties
Industry Activities
Turf plantingTurf growingTurf harvesting

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