Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for cleaning services has been steady over the past five years, largely driven by outsourcing trends and growth in the number of businesses. 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 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. Overall, New South Wales and Victoria are projected to account for 61.1% of industry revenue in 2014-15, and 60.9% of industry establishments... purchase to read more