Taxi and Limousine Transport in Australia: Market Research Report

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Taxi and Limousine Transport Market Research Report | ANZSIC I4626 | Nov 2015

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

The Taxi and Limousine Transport market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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

Stable revenue growth 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. Weak discretionary income growth, fluctuating consumer sentiment and high household savings rates over the past five years have suppressed overall demand for taxi services, with consumers flocking to cheaper public transport providers. Industry revenue is forecast to rise modestly, by an annualised 2.0% over the five years through 2015-16. Over the current year, revenue is forecast to grow by 2.3%, to $5.7 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry is labour-intensive and operators are estimated to spend $29.84 on wages for every dollar spent on capital. The industry's major capital costs include the purchase of vehicles, the purchase of taxi licences, the costs of telecommunications and tracking systems, electronic transactions equipment and navigation tools. Taxis are generally on the road 24 hours per day, as operators use their capital intensively, with drivers rotating shifts. As a result, labour costs are high, comprising the largest share of industry revenue.

Vehicles are the major assets used in the industry. The relatively low value of passenger vehicles contributes to low capital expenditure within the industry... 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
Hire care service (with driver)Road passenger transport (except bus)Taxi cab management serviceTaxi cab serviceTaxi radio base operationLeasing, hiring or renting of licensed taxi cabs

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