Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
For centuries civilisations have used surveying techniques to determine the physical dimensions of earth and space, to delineate ownership of land, to erect buildings and structures, to create maps and to define political boundaries between countries. Today, the Surveying and Mapping Services industry continues to perform most of these tasks.
Industry revenue is expected to total $3.75 billion in 2012-13, up 3.3% from the previous year due to the cyclical upswing in the housing and commercial building markets. Industry value added currently totals $2.06 billion or 0.1% of Australia's GDP. Over the five years through 2012-13, industry revenue is projected to grow by an annualised 2.5%, roughly matching the moderate pace of GDP growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a very low concentration of ownership: it is characterised by many small-scale establishments and the four largest players account for a mere 8% of annual industry revenue. ABS data found that only about 6% of surveying businesses employed 20 or more people, and the balance contained less than 20 people... purchase to read more