Taxi and Limousine Transport in Australia: Market Research Report

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Taxi and Limousine Transport Market Research Report | ANZSIC I4626 | Nov 2013

Licence to drive: Gradual deregulation to drive growth in industry operators

IBISWorld’s Taxi and Limousine Transport market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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


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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 taxis 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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