Taxi and Limousine Transport in Australia: Market Research Report

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

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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

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The barriers to entry in this industry are largely determined by regulation and vary according to the role of the participant. Although this regulation has created complicated industry structures in areas with large population, regulation is unlikely to be wound back due to the influence of existing stakeholders and voter perception that governments should intervene in the industry to ensure passenger safety.


To qualify to drive a taxi, hire car, luxury sedan, limousine or special occasion vehicle, individuals have to pay for training and register with state authorities, as well as have a driver's licence. Depending on the state, they may have pass assessments of their English or geographic knowledge... 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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