Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises industry has grown strongly. Industry operators are typically sole traders that perform of range of jobs such as gardening, building maintenance, plumbing, fencing and painting. Industry operators have benefited from the increasing number of consumers that lack both the time and skills to perform labour-intensive manual tasks around the home. As a result, the industry has grown at an annualised 3.2% over the five years through 2013-14 to total $881.9 million.
The steady rise in the number of households over the past five years has aided industry growth. As more households take up residence in new dwellings, demand for industry services to make alterations or perform maintenance work is likely to increase... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of enterprises within the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises industry largely follows the distribution of the population. Enterprises within the industry include all franchisees, as each franchisee should own an ABN and operate their own private business, but retain the branding of the overarching franchise. Enterprises are thus distributed evenly around Australia and close to the population, as the industry mainly works with consumers.
New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland account for the majority of Australia's population, and consequently account for the majority of industry enterprises. In 2013-14, these three states are projected to comprise 78.3% of all industry enterprises... purchase to read more