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 - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of response locations (i.e. ambulance stations with the immediate capability to respond to incidents) generally follows the distribution of the population. New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland are Australia's three most populated states, and subsequently account for the majority of ambulance response locations. However, whether states are over-represented or under-represented compared with their population share largely depends on population density.
New South Wales and Victoria have high populations, but there is also high concentration within the capital cities of Sydney and Melbourne. Each response locations can therefore cater to a larger pool of people, as people live within closer proximity of each other... purchase to read more