Electrical Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Electrical Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.8%

The Electrical Services industry is one of the largest specialist construction industries. The industry provides essential services for a range of downstream construction and industrial markets. Electrical contractors install and maintain basic electrical circuitry on buildings and industrial equipment, and also install electric lights, power facilities and instrumentation. Over the past five years, electrical contractors have benefited from solid demand growth in the housing and non-residential building markets. However, the industry's performance has been negatively affected by the steep decline in demand from the non-building infrastructure and industrial markets, largely stemming from the decreased investment in mining-related structures. The in...
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Electrical Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Electrical Services industry is forecast to strengthen over the next five years, although the divergent trends across several key construction markets are likely to moderate the pace of expansion. Demand for electrical installation and wiring work from the residential building market is expected to decline for much of the five-year period, stemming from the winding back of investment in large-scale apartment developments. The industry is also expected to encounter deteriorating demand conditions in the non-residential building market over the next five years, reflecting the completion of several landmark office and hotel developments currently underway. The scaling back of work on major apartment and commercial building projects over the next fiv...
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Electrical Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $24bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 41,759
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 97,901

Biggest companies in the Electrical Services industry

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

What is Electrical Services industry?

Industry Definition

The industry consists of contractors that install electrical wiring or fittings in buildings and other construction projects. Industry operators also repair and maintain existing electrical equipment and fixtures.

Industry Products and Services

  • Electrical circuitry installation
  • Electrical circuitry upgrade and renovation
  • Maintenance and repair services
  • Other services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Electrical wiring repair or maintenance
  • Electrical wiring installation
  • Closed-circuit video surveillance system installation
  • Exhaust fans installation
  • Electric lights and power fittings installation
  • Electrical and communication cabling and switching systems installation
  • Illuminated signs installation
  • Safety switches installation
  • Specialist industry-specific equipment installation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry consists of contractors that install electrical wiring or fittings in buildings and other construction projects. Industry operators also repair and maintain existing electrical equipment and fixtures.

Main Activities

  • Electrical wiring repair or maintenance
  • Electrical wiring installation
  • Closed-circuit video surveillance system installation
  • Exhaust fans installation
  • Electric lights and power fittings installation
  • Electrical and communication cabling and switching systems installation
  • Illuminated signs installation
  • Safety switches installation
  • Specialist industry-specific equipment installation

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Demand from residential building construction, including renovations of existing dwellings, represents an important source of demand for electrical servic...
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Demand from residential building construction
Demand from commercial and industrial building construction
Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction
Demand from institutional building construction

Current Performance

Developing markets
Profit and competition
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Construction trends
Industry developments
 Table: Electrical Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Construction in Australia
Wholesale Trade
Residential Property Operators in Australia
Telecommunications Services in Australia
Office Property Operators in Australia
Retail Property Operators in Australia
Industrial and Other Property Operators in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia





Products & Services

Key industry activities include installing and maintaining basic electrical circuitry in residential and non-residential applications, such as installing ...
Commercial and retail property developers and operators
Heavy industrial and engineering firms
Mixed customers



Demand Determinants

The principal factors determining demand for electrical services include trends in building and infrastructure construction, and technological change in p...
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Major Markets

Commercial and retail property developers and operators
Heavy industrial and engineering firms
Mixed customers




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

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

Industry market share concentration is low, as no single company has a significant market share. The industry comprises many small-scale independent busin...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

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

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity in the industry is low. The principal industry value added is derived from the input of skilled labour services. However, some of the la...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electrical 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 Electrical Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2003-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2003-2026)
Establishments (2003-2026)
Businesses (2003-2026)
Employment (2003-2026)
Exports (2003-2026)
Imports (2003-2026)
Wages (2003-2026)
Domestic Demand (2003-2026)

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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    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • 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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