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Hairdressing and Beauty Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Hairdressing and Beauty Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC S9511 | May 2016

A cut above: New markets and higher priced services are expected to boost revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Hairdressing and Beauty 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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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Hairdressing and Beauty Services industry has expanded over the past five years, propelled by greater demand for beauty treatment services due to income growth and the emergence of new markets. A rise in discretionary income and population growth have supported demand growth, while increased image consciousness among men has boosted demand for services such as hair removal. The expansion of newer high price beauty treatments such as laser hair removal and microdermabrasion has lifted revenue in some segments. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised 2.2% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $4.8 billion. This includes growth of an estimated 2.8% in the current year, fuelled by a recovery in consumer sentiment... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Hairdressing and Beauty Services industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar that the industry spends on wages, $0.04 is invested in capital costs. Similar to most personal services industries, the industry relies heavily on labour to sell and provide its services. Hairdressing and beauty salons require a high level of one-on-one contact with clients, and personalised service is paramount to customer satisfaction. Employees will typically only be able to work with one customer at a time, making the industry highly labour-intensive. Hair salons most commonly employ between three and six hairdressers. However, the average industry wage is low. A large portion of hairdressers work on a part-time or casual basis, and many are apprentices on low wages... purchase to read more


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What is the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Industry?

Operators in this industry primarily provide hairdressing or beauty services, such as manicures and pedicures, facials, skin treatments, tanning, make-up application, hair removal and non-medical hair restoration techniques.

Industry Products
Haircutting, styling and colouringBarber shop operationHair removal servicesNail-care servicesSkincare servicesIndoor tanning and spray tan servicesOther services
Industry Activities
Hairdressing and styling servicesBarber shop operationBeauty servicesElectrolysis services (i.e. hair removal)Make-up servicesNail care servicesSkincare servicesTanning (solarium) services

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