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 outsourcing cleaning as they concentrate on their core activities and services and seek out cost efficiencies in operations. This trend is forecast to continue in the five years through 2018-19. 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.
Several major cleaning companies are offering additional services or forming strategic alliances with other business services operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The industry, in terms of numbers, is predominantly located in New South Wales and Victoria due to the concentration of population and higher the share of businesses, government, educational, health care and other institutions. The spread of industrial, retail and commercial operators, as well as the state share of GDP also influences cleaning business locations, with a higher proportion of businesses located in these States to service a large client base. IBISWorld estimates that New South Wales and Victoria will account for 60.8% of industry revenue in 2013-14, and 61.4% of industry establishments... purchase to read more