Community Associations and Other Interest Groups in Australia: Market Research Report

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Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Market Research Report | ANZSIC S9559 | Dec 2014

Growing interest: Membership and donations will increase as conditions improve

The Community Associations and Other Interest Groups market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Declining government support for community associations and related groups has resulted in the industry contracting over the past five years. While some sectors of the industry have recorded declining income, the variety of organisations and groups that operate in the industry has helped limit these falls. A declining rate of government funding has resulted in many community organisations reducing service levels and limiting expansion. The unstable economic climate in the aftermath of the financial crisis has also made fundraising more difficult. This is a key source of revenue for many organisations in the industry. Overall, industry revenue is estimated to decrease at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2014-15, to $8.4 billion. This includes a forecast fall of 1.7%... purchase to read more

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Government funding cuts and economic uncertainty have made fundraising difficult and negatively affected industry revenue in the past five years. Weak membership growth due to competition for people's time and money has also contributed to these falls. However, the payment of membership fees for some associations is not strongly influenced by consumer sentiment. For example, car owners continue to pay automobile club membership fees year after year regardless of the economic climate. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 1.4% in the five years through 2014-15. Revenue is forecast to fall by 1.7% to $8.4 billion in 2014-15, as social assistance levels and business confidence decline... purchase to read more


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What is the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry?

Community associations and other interest groups are associations, clubs or organisations that promote community or other interests. These include formal political organisations, environmental groups, community groups, automobile clubs, veterans' associations, welfare groups and youth groups. Excluded from the industry are sporting clubs, religious groups, business and professional associations and professional interests of labour and union employees such as trade unions.

Industry Products
Automobile association servicesOther community association servicesCommunity and recreation servicesEnvironment, advocacy and political servicesInternational organisation servicesResearch servicesPhilanthropic intermediary services
Industry Activities
Animal welfare and conservation association operationAutomobile association operationCommunity association and social club operationConsumers' association operation and interest group servicesDisease research and welfare fundraisingHuman rights association operation Other association and club operationPensioners' and veterans' association operationPolitical party operationYouth club operation

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