General Practice Medical Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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General Practice Medical Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8511 | Mar 2016

In fine fettle: Strong demand from the ageing population is driving industry growth

IBISWorld’s General Practice Medical Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The General Practice Medical Services industry has grown healthily over the past five years. General practitioners (GPs) are the first point of contact in the medical system, providing direct treatment to patients or diagnosing problems and referring patients to a specialist or general hospital. GPs receive Federal Government assistance through Medicare, which covers a schedule fee for each consultation. The proportion of bulk-billed consultations, in which a GP only charges the schedule fee, has climbed from 79.1% in 2010-11 to an estimated 83.8% in 2015-16. This has been largely due to an increasing number of retirees visiting their GP as pensioners are more commonly offered bulk-billing than working-age adults.

Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised 4.1%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Demand for services and the average size of entities affect the number of general practices in a state or territory. The location of GP practitioners registered for Medicare is closely correlated with the spread of the population. A significant proportion of GPs is located in urban areas with high population densities. Consequently, New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland account for the majority of general practices in Australia.

The age distribution of the population affects demand. Higher age profiles can explain the high number of general practices in New South Wales and Victoria. The proportion of the population aged 65 and over in these states is higher than the national average... purchase to read more


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What is the General Practice Medical Services Industry?

This industry is made up of companies and practitioners that primarily provide general practice medical services.

Industry Products
General and unspecified treatmentsRespiratory and circulatory treatmentsMusculoskeletal treatmentsSkin treatmentsPsychological treatmentsEndocrine, metabolic and digestive treatmentsOther treatments
Industry Activities
General medical practice operationMedical service provisionFlying doctor service provision

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