Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for cleaning services has generally been strong and stable, largely driven by business numbers and outsourcing trends. Governments and businesses have been increasingly outsourcing cleaning to concentrate on core activities and as a way of seeking 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 been increasingly incorporating cleaning, catering, security, maintenance and related services into a single, multi-service contract arrangement... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The industry is sensitive to the number of new businesses operating across the economy, business confidence levels and the outsourcing of cleaning services by the government and private sectors. Household demand for weekly or monthly cleaning services or a spring-clean also contributes to industry demand, as do the number of hours worked by households. Major industry operators have been increasingly offering major clients bundled contracts, which include cleaning, catering, maintenance, security and related services. These services can be provided by a single company or through a strategic alliance with a partner company.
Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is estimated to increase at an annualised 1.8%... purchase to read more