Rickety framework: Subdued demand from building industries constrains revenue growth

The Carpentry Services 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.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue increases have been marginal due to subdued demand from downstream building industries
  • The use of non-wood materials, especially in multi-unit developments, has hurt industry demand
  • Stronger demand from the residential building market is projected to grow industry employment

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Carpentry represents a large and important segment of the Australian Construction division. Over the past five years, the bulk of carpentry work has been generated in the residential building market, including the installation of structural components (e.g. framework, roof trusses and cladding) and internal fit-out (e.g. timber flooring, architraves and cabinet joinery). Carpenters typically subcontract to prime builders in the new housing market, like Mirvac and Metricon Homes, but often also work directly for homeowners on smaller renovation and repair projects. In the non-residential building market, carpentry work typically involves the installation of structural components (e.g...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Carpenters and joiners construct and install structures and fixtures of wood, metal, plywood or wallboard. Operators cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings. Structural products include framework, doorways, architraves, window frames, foundations, roof trusses and flooring. Industry participants also construct the formwork into which concrete is poured.

    Finishing carpentry services

    One of the more specialised segments of the industry involves finishing work or renovation work on the interior fit-out of buildings. This typically involves on-site construction or joinery work on amenities in houses (e.g. kitchen and bathroom cupboards and wardrobes) and also stairwells and shop fittings. Man..

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    Additional Insights for the Carpentry Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Carpentry Services Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Access to niche markets
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from house construction and Demand from non-residential building construction in the Carpentry Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Carpentry Services Industry?

    Operators in this industry carry out carpentry work or the fixing of wooden formwork on construction projects.

    Industry Products
    Framing or rough carpentry services
    Finishing carpentry services
    Other services
    Industry Activities
    Carpentry work on construction projects
    Wooden flooring installation
    Wooden formwork or framework erection
    Joinery work on construction projects (on-site fabrication only)
    Building and installing wooden roof trusses
    Installing doors and windows
    Installing wooden panelling
    Wooden roof truss installation
    Wooden kitchen cabinet installation

    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
  • Demand from house construction
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction
  • Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction
  • Real household disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Housing investment fluctuations
  • Non-residential construction
  • Profit and employment
  • Product substitution
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit and employment
  • Housing market
  • Non-residential building market
  • Table: Carpentry Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Carpentry Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wooden Structural Component Manufacturing
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction
  • Hardware Wholesaling
  • Machine Tool and Parts Manufacturing
  • Metal and Mineral Wholesaling
  • Timber Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Finishing carpentry services
  • Framing or rough carpentry services
  • Other services
  • Chart: Carpentry Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • New housing construction
  • Alterations and additions
  • Non-housing construction

  • Major Markets
  • Residential building contractors and developers
  • Commercial builders & property developers or managers
  • Households and residential property managers
  • Public sector clients
  • Infrastructure contractors, managers and developers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Carpentry Services 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 Carpentry Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Carpentry Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Carpentry Services 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 Carpentry Services 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
    Building The Education Revolution (Ber)
  • A Commonwealth Government program involving refurbishment of the nation's primary school buildings as a measure to stimulate economic growth.
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Mainly comprises the interior fit-out work or renovation work on buildings (notably robes, staircases, cupboards etc.).
  • Framing And Rough Carpentry
  • The construction of structural framework for buildings.
  • Osb
  • Oriented Strand Board, manufactured timber board using shavings and adhesives. Typically framed into a T-joint or I-joint for additional strengthen.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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