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Ambulance Services in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 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
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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Ambulance Services industry has high market share concentration, with the largest four operators accounting for more than 70% of industry revenue. High market share concentration occurs because ambulance services are generally owned and funded by state governments. A monopoly for emergency and urgent responses occurs within every state, as each state has one major ambulance service to cover the entire population. The NSW Ambulance, Ambulance Victoria, the Queensland Ambulance Service and St John Ambulance WA account for the majority of industry revenue, while the SA Ambulance Service is also a significant operator. Market share concentration is slightly lower for non-emergency responses, due to a shift towards private operators... 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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