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Commercial Cleaning Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Commercial Cleaning Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC N7311 | Jul 2016

Missed a spot: Industry revenue rises, but high competition leads to declining profit

IBISWorld’s Commercial Cleaning Services 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Commercial Cleaning Services industry has performed reasonably well over the past five years. Demand for cleaning services has been steady over this times, largely driven by outsourcing trends and growth in the number of businesses operating across the economy. Client organisations have increasingly outsourced cleaning activities to concentrate on core activities and seek out cost efficiencies. A rise in demand for residential cleaning services from high- and dual-income households, and the ageing of the population has also aided the industry. Many in-home aged-care programs now offer cleaning services, particularly for disabled clients... purchase to read more

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Entry barriers to the industry are low as most cleaning activity generally requires limited formal skills or training. There is also limited regulation or licensing that cleaning companies are required to comply with. Cleaning skills and knowledge can readily be learned or transferred on the job, and the industry is largely labour-intensive. Further, government requirements for cleaning companies are minimal, and generally relate to occupational health and safety laws, which apply to most organisations across the economy.

Capital outlay to set up a cleaning operation is low, even if entry is on a franchised basis. In addition, some employees commence operations by seeking out several small after-hours contracts, and service these as part of an additional or second job... purchase to read more


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What is the Commercial Cleaning Services Industry?

Industry firms provide a range of commercial and domestic cleaning services. These services include specialised commercial and industrial cleaning services and the general cleaning of floors, windows and blinds within offices, factories, homes and other buildings. The industry’s services exclude carpet cleaning, shampooing services, steam cleaning and the sandblasting of building exteriors.

Industry Products
Interior building cleaning servicesExterior building and window cleaning servicesWashroom servicesStreet and road cleaning servicesResidential cleaning servicesIndustrial cleaning servicesOther cleaning services
Industry Activities
Bathroom and toilet cleaningBuilding interior and exterior cleaning (excluding sandblasting and steam cleaning)Chimney and duct cleaningGutter cleaningJanitorial servicesHouse and residential building cleaning Office and commercial building cleaningRoad and street cleaningTransport equipment cleaningWindow cleaning

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