Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Bricklaying Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.9%

The Bricklaying Services industry is heavily influenced by trends in new residential building construction and demand for construction of smaller non-residential buildings such as suburban shops, schools and community centres. Small-scale operators mainly generate revenue from supplying bricklaying services either to prime building contractors or directly to homeowners and other clients. Bricks and mortar are the traditionally preferred materials for building Australian homes, due to the availability of clay deposits and brick's thermal insulation properties. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $3.28 billion. This performance has been driven by solid growth in the downstream reside...
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Bricklaying Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Operators in the Bricklaying Services industry are projected to experience fluctuating demand in key building markets over the five years through XXX-XX. Contributing factors include short-term contraction in residential building construction and declining demand from the non-residential building market following the completion of building projects. Demand for bricklaying services is projected to gradually recover due to increased investment in the residential building market, but the industry's performance is forecast to remain subdued. Industry revenue is projected to grow by a marginal annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.XX billion. Industry expansion is projected to remain subdued over the short term, alongside reduce...
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Bricklaying Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 9,495
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 29,300

Biggest companies in the Bricklaying Services industry

The Bricklaying Services in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Bricklaying Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators lay and repair clay and concrete bricks, blocks and pavers.

Industry Products and Services

  • Brick veneer walls
  • Double brick walls
  • Brick fences
  • Laying pavers and blocks
  • Other specialist services

Industry Activities

  • Bricklaying
  • Concrete block laying
  • Brickwork repair
  • Laying stonework on construction projects
  • Pre-cut stone laying
  • Brick pointing
  • Tuck pointing on brick structures
  • Pargeting

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators lay and repair clay and concrete bricks, blocks and pavers.

Main Activities

  • Bricklaying
  • Concrete block laying
  • Brickwork repair
  • Laying stonework on construction projects
  • Pre-cut stone laying
  • Brick pointing
  • Tuck pointing on brick structures
  • Pargeting

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Bricklayers rely heavily on demand from the housing construction market. Traditional single-unit detached housing construction often requires significant ...
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Demand from house construction
Demand from non-residential building construction
Demand from clay brick manufacturing
Residential housing loan rates

Current Performance

Brick construction
Profit and employment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Building market
Brick volumes
 Table: Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in Australia
Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Institutional Building Construction in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia
Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing in Australia
Farm and Construction Machinery Wholesaling in Australia
Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia


Products & Services

Operators in the Bricklaying Services industry construct exterior and interior building walls, using either clay or concrete bricks and stone. Work undert...
Commercial builders and property developers
Households and residential property managers




Demand Determinants

Demand for bricklaying services is primarily driven by investment in constructing buildings with high brick content, notably single-unit houses and small-...
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Major Markets

Commercial builders and property developers
Households and residential property managers





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Bricklaying Services industry has low market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for less than 10% of industry revenue. Th...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Bricklaying Services in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The industry's principal activity is supplying skilled labour for construction projects. Bricklaying is a physically demanding activity, with limited capi...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bricklaying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Bricklaying Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2003-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2003-2025)
Establishments (2003-2025)
Businesses (2003-2025)
Employment (2003-2025)
Exports (2003-2025)
Imports (2003-2025)
Wages (2003-2025)
Domestic Demand (2003-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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