Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Taxis and other industry vehicles provide road passenger transport services. The Taxi and Limousine Transport industry complements public transport and private vehicle transport by providing flexible door-to-door transport to consumers. Taxi services dominate the industry and are heavily regulated. State governments determine the number of taxis on the road, the fares they can charge and the structure of the industry. Niche industry segments provide disabled taxi and wedding transport services, while private hire vehicles offer a more luxurious travel experience to customers who seek them out. The industry's services are mature and well accepted across nearly all areas of Australian society... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments in the industry are defined as separate business entities that primarily operate taxis, hold taxi licences, manage booking and call centres for the industry and provide maintenance and other support services.
The more populated states tend to have a greater number of taxis, with larger hubs of commerce and tourism having the highest concentrations. The number of taxi licences available is regulated at a state government level. The number of taxis in the industry is determined by regulation rather than actual level of demand.
New South Wales has the highest number of operators in the industry, in line with its share of population. Victoria and Queensland follow in terms of number of taxis... purchase to read more