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Ambulance Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8591 | Jun 2014

Siren call: The ageing population is increasing demand for industry services

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
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
15,555
Businesses
37
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Australia's population relies on the Ambulance Services industry for a critical emergency service. The industry's various government-funded operators are at a constant state of readiness to ensure patients that require emergency or urgent ambulance attention can quickly receive such attention. The full costs of ambulance services are generally not covered by ambulance member subscriptions and private health insurance benefits. State government grants typically make up the cost shortfall, with those grants becoming additional industry revenue. Consequently, increased ambulance costs translate to increased industry revenue.

Demand for ambulance services has increased over the past five years... 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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