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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 | Jun 2014

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

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
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 - Industry Investment Chapter

The Ambulance Services industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that the industry invests $0.08 in capital for every dollar spent on wages. Labour costs are high due to operators requiring trained personnel to deliver care, along with the need to have constant readiness capabilities. In addition, some ambulance services are introducing extended care paramedics for flexible deployment to provide out-of-hospital interventions aimed at reducing ambulance delivery into hospital emergency departments. While wage expenses far outweigh capital investment, the industry does invest in property and vehicles. Ambulance stations tend to require sophisticated equipment, requiring high capital investment... 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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