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Taxi and Limousine Transport in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Taxi and Limousine Transport Market Research Report | ANZSIC I4626 | Jul 2014

Regulatory road: Reform in the taxi segment has begun to shake up the industry

IBISWorld’s Taxi and Limousine Transport 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
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
71,356
Businesses
11,805
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Stagnant revenue and heavy regulation have characterised the Taxi and Limousine Transport industry over the past five years. While industry services are well accepted across most demographics, they are discretionary and easily substituted. Low business and consumer confidence after the global financial crisis has suppressed demand for taxi services, as consumers flocked to cheaper public transport providers. Industry revenue is forecast to rise marginally, by an annualised 0.4% over the five years through 2014-15. Over the current year, revenue is forecast to improve by 1.6%, to total $5.5 billion.

The industry complements public transport and private vehicle transport by providing flexible door-to-door transport for consumers... purchase to read more

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Market share concentration in the industry is low, with the top four players accounting for less than 10.0% of industry revenue. The vast majority of the industry is comprised of individual licence holders and operators, who own a small number of licences. Substantial regulation and the homogenous nature of industry products are barriers to high concentration. In addition, as economies of scale are hard to achieve once cabs are running frequently, the profit incentive for consolidation is weak.

While the industry's largest players are small from a revenue perspective, revenue does not capture the full influence of the various players... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Taxi and Limousine Transport Industry?

Participants in this industry are primarily involved in operating taxicabs or private hire cars, or providing specialty road transport services such as wedding cars.

Industry Products
Non-booked taxi servicesBooked taxi servicesLimousine and wedding car servicesSilver service and luxury sedan servicesWheelchair-accessible taxi services
 
Industry Activities
Hiring out car with driverOther road passenger transport service provisionTaxicab management Taxicab service provisionTaxi radio base operationTaxi base operation


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