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Veterinary Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Veterinary Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC M6970 | Jun 2014

Pampered pets: Increasing awareness of new pet services has driven growth in industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Veterinary Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
22,500
Businesses
3,112
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for veterinary services has been promoted by growing awareness of animal health issues and the increasing availability of advanced surgical and diagnostic procedures for animals. People are increasingly willing to spend more on vet procedures to prolong the lives of their pets. Despite declines in dog and cat populations in the past five years, the industry has expanded due to higher expenditure on companion animal vet care. Increased pet ownership numbers in the next five years are expected to drive industry growth.

Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised rate of 2.0% as some pricing growth offset declining volumes. This includes revenue growth in 2013-14 of an estimated 2.0% in 2013-14, to total $2.6 billion... purchase to read more

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The industry displays very low concentration, as establishments tend to be small, independent operations. ABS data (Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2011-12) shows that veterinarian businesses with 19 and fewer employees accounted for 90.0% of industry enterprises as at 30 June 2012 (latest available data), with a similar percentage expected in 2013-14. However, industry concentration is increasing. Greencross Limited, a company that listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in mid-2007, has become the largest operator in the industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Veterinary Services Industry?

This industry is made up of veterinary practitioners and animal hospitals. Veterinarians are skilled in medicine and surgery pertaining to animals. Private veterinary practice can be divided into rural practice (mainly focused on farm animals) and town practice (mainly treating companion animals).

Industry Products
Treatment of companion animalsTreatment of farm animalsTreatment of racehorses and greyhoundsVeterinarian merchandise and pet productsOther veterinarian services
 
Industry Activities
Animal clinic operationAnimal hospital operationAnimal pathology servicesAnimal quarantine station operationSpaying servicesVeterinary clinic operationVeterinary surgery


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