Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for cleaning services is strong and stable, driven by trends in non-dwelling construction activity and the outsourcing of cleaning services. Governments and businesses are increasingly outsourcing cleaning as they concentrate on their core activities and services and seek out cost efficiencies in operations. Further, a rise in demand for residential cleaning services is resulting from high- and dual-income households and the progressive ageing of the population. Many in-home, aged-care programs now offer cleaning services, particularly for disabled people.
Industry clients are increasingly seeking to bundle cleaning, catering, security, maintenance and related services under a single, multi-service contract arrangement... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry provides a wide range of internal and external cleaning services to a large number of clients. Changes in these segments are relatively small from year to year and depend on client budgets and cleaning priorities.
Interior building cleaning services
The largest service segment in the industry is interior building cleaning services, which are estimated to account for 43.0% of industry revenue in 2013-14. This is down from 45.0% in 2008-09 due to growth in some other segments. Services in this segment include office cleaning, dusting, vacuuming and other general cleaning tasks in office buildings, shops, restaurants, institutions and other commercial buildings. These services can be carried out as stand-alone services or as part of a full-service contract... purchase to read more