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IBISWorld’s Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds 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.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Intense competition from alternative accommodation providers has constrained industry growth
  • Lower petrol prices have increased the affordability of caravan and camping travel
  • Rising competition from alternative accommodation services will continue limiting growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds industry has grown modestly over the past five years, with several factors causing revenue growth to fluctuate over the period. The industry benefited from the depreciation of the Australian dollar since 2013-14, which made international tourism more expensive for Australians. The rising cost of overseas travel encouraged domestic tourism, which boosted demand for the accommodation sector, including the industry, as a whole. However, the rising availability of cheap international flights through companies such as Jetstar limited domestic tourism increases, weakening industry demand from domestic travellers aged under 35...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the wider economy, is projected to grow by 2.4% annualised over the 10 years through 2021-22. This represents a slight underperformance relative to the economy, with GDP forecast to grow by an annualised 2.5% over the same period.

    Property developers and landowners have increasingly opted to use land previously leased by industry operators for higher yielding purposes than caravan parks and camping sites, such as holiday homes and flats. Consequently, the number of caravan park and camping ground establishments has declined over the past five years. Fur..

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    Additional Insights for the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Management of seasonal production
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic tourist visitor nights and Consumer sentiment index in the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry?

    Industry operators manage powered and unpowered holiday parks, caravan parks and camping grounds that provide either short-term or long-term accommodation to the general public. Industry operators also provide toilet, shower and laundry facilities for guests.

    Industry Products
    Short-term powered sites
    Short-term unpowered sites
    Short-term cabins, units and villas
    Long-term sites
    Industry Activities
    Operating caravan parks
    Operating camping grounds
    Operating holiday parks
    Operating mobile home parks

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic tourist visitor nights
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • International travel to Australia
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from holiday houses, flats and hostels

  • Current Performance
  • Demand drivers
  • Improving amenities and profit
  • Industry consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing demographics
  • International demand
  • Changing product mix
  • Table: Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Sport and Camping Equipment Retailing
  • Travel Agency and Tour Arrangement Services

  • Products & Services
  • Short-term powered sites
  • Short-term cabins, units and villas
  • Long-term sites
  • Short-term unpowered sites
  • Chart: Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Domestic travellers aged between 35 and 55
  • Domestic travellers aged over 55
  • Domestic travellers aged under 35
  • International travellers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Discovery Parks Holdings Pty Limited
  • Table: Discovery Parks Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Inbound Tourism
  • The act of a non-resident visiting a given country, such as Australia.
  • On-Site Vans
  • Vans owned or leased by the establishment for the purpose of providing accommodation to the general public.
  • Star Rating
  • Based on the classification system owned by AAA Tourism Pty Ltd. Ratings are allocated according to a points system based on the amenities and facilities available to guests.
  • Tariff
  • Fee charged for the provision of accommodation.
  • Unpowered Sites
  • Sites with no provision for connection to electric power supply.
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