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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 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
16,119
Businesses
38
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

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

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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