Commercial Cleaning Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Commercial Cleaning Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC N7311 | Aug 2015

Cleaning up: Increased outsourcing and a rise in business numbers has boosted revenue growth

The Commercial Cleaning Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Offices will always require cleaning, and there will always be people available to clean them. Over the past five years, demand for cleaning services has been steady, largely driven by growth in the number of businesses, and outsourcing trends. Organisations have been increasingly outsourcing cleaning 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 people.

Industry clients have increasingly incorporated cleaning, catering, security, maintenance and related services into a single, multi-service contract arrangement... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a low capital intensity level. Labour costs are significant in the industry due to the general requirement that cleaning processes are carried out by staff to required standards within the specified time frame. Cleaning involves a high degree of direct labour input, from liaising with clients to the actual cleaning tasks involved. There are limited capital requirements in the industry. Some investment in efficient cleaning equipment, such as floor cleaners, can increase labour productivity and lower labour costs, compared with undertaking these tasks manually.

To calculate the capital intensity level, IBISWorld uses data from the industry cost structure. Depreciation is used as a proxy for capital and wages are used as a proxy for labour... purchase to read more


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What is the Commercial Cleaning Services Industry?

Firms in the industry provide a wide 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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