Ambulance Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8591 | Jun 2015

Virtue of patients: Demand for industry services has been supported by the ageing population

IBISWorld’s Ambulance Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ambulance Services industry provides critical emergency services to Australia's population. The industry's various government-funded operators are constantly ready to ensure that patients requiring emergency or urgent ambulance attention can quickly receive it. The full costs of ambulance services are generally not covered by ambulance member subscriptions and private health insurance benefits. State government grants make up the cost shortfall, with those grants becoming additional revenue. Increased ambulance costs therefore translate into increased industry revenue.

Demand for ambulance services has increased over the past five years, primarily due to population growth and ageing... purchase to read more

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Barriers to entry for providers of non-emergency services are relatively low, but include the cost of infrastructure for a geographically dispersed service, and the existence of contracts with existing operators. Many general hospitals have relationships with private operators to provide non-emergency transport. These operators are generally well established and gain from economies of scale. New entrants would have to usurp such operators, demonstrating that they could be cost-effective against entrenched industry operators.

However, barriers in providing emergency services are high. Government funding of existing ambulance services adversely affect the ability of private operators to compete... purchase to read more


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What is the Ambulance Services Industry?

The industry includes entities that are primarily engaged in providing ambulance services.

Industry Products
Emergency responsesUrgent responsesNon-emergency responses
Industry Activities
Aerial ambulance serviceAmbulance service

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