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Ambulance Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8591 | May 2016

Clean bill of health: The rising average cost of ambulance responses has aided revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Ambulance Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 11-16
4.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
19,457
Businesses
40
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ambulance Services industry provides critical emergency services to Australia's population. The industry's various government-funded operators ensure that patients requiring emergency or urgent ambulance attention can receive it quickly. The full costs of ambulance services tend not to be 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 greater industry revenue.

Demand for ambulance services has increased over the past five years, on the back of population growth and Australia's ageing population. The average cost of ambulance responses has risen, but is subsidised by government grants... purchase to read more

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Ambulance services are required for patients with acute health problems requiring fast medical attention, and patient transport. An ambulance response refers to a vehicle that has attended an incident. Responses are generally categorised as emergency, urgent and non-emergency responses. The likelihood of multiple responses for a single incident is highest for emergency incidents and lowest for non-emergency incidents.

Emergency responses

Emergency responses involve vehicles attending potentially life-threatening incidents, which require a lights-and-sirens response. Emergency incidents are more inclined to require ambulance care than urgent or non-emergency incidents. Emergency responses are also more likely to require multiple vehicles... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ambulance Services Industry?

The industry includes entities engaged in providing ambulance services.

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


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