Preschool Education in Australia - Market Research Report

Preschool Education industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.2%

The Preschool Education industry has performed well over the past five years. A rise in Federal Government funding to states and territories for providing preschool services has significantly boosted revenue over the period. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 4.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to $1.6 billion. In January 2012, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) implemented a National Quality Framework to standardise and increase the quality of preschool and child care services. The framework established compulsory national standards for early childhood education and care providers, minimum staff-to-child ratios, staff qualification requirements, a quality-rating system, and a new national regulatory body. Anoth...
lock
Purchase this report or a membership to unlock our full summary for this industry.

Preschool Education industry outlook (2019-2024)

poll Average industry growth 2019-2024: x.xlockPurchase this report or a membership to unlock the average company profit margin for this industry.

The Preschool Education industry is forecast to expand at a slower pace over the next five years. Federal Government-led reforms aimed at standardising the industry, and establishing national quality standards and accreditation, will require industry participants to comply with stricter requirements. State and territory governments' commitment to providing universal access to early childhood education is anticipated to drive enrolment growth. Demand for preschool places will be somewhat offset by the rising popularity of preschool programs offered through childcare centres. Despite this alternative, demand for preschools is anticipated to grow over the next five years, as preschools accommodate enrolment growth and provide longer opening hours in lin...
lock
Purchase this report or a membership to unlock our full summary for this industry.

Preschool Education industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 4,491
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
    lock
    Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the average company profit margin for this industry.
  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 14,398

Biggest companies in the Preschool Education industry

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

What is Preschool Education industry?

Industry Definition

Industry participants primarily provide accredited pre-primary education. Preschool programs are designed to introduce children to the ideas, attitudes and behaviour required in a school environment. Preschool education is generally aimed at children aged three to five, and is provided by staff that have training in an educational field. Preschools may be operated by governments, community organisations or the private sector.

Industry Products and Services

  • Community preschool education
  • Private for-profit education
  • Independent and catholic preschool education
  • Government preschool education
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Kindergarten operation (except child minding centres)
  • Preschool centre operation (except child minding centres)

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry participants primarily provide accredited pre-primary education. Preschool programs are designed to introduce children to the ideas, attitudes and behaviour required in a school environment. Preschool education is generally aimed at children aged three to five, and is provided by staff that have training in an educational field. Preschools may be operated by governments, community organisations or the private sector.

Main Activities

  • Kindergarten operation (except child minding centres)
  • Preschool centre operation (except child minding centres)

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The number of students enrolled in preschool programs affects industry revenue. Growth in the number of students leads to increased income from fees and g...
lock
Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the full breakdown of the key external drivers in this industry.
Number of preschool students
Public funding for primary and secondary education
Females in the labour force
Real household disposable income

Current Performance

Government funding
Convergence of services
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

External competition
 Table: Preschool Education in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Private Schools in Australia
Government Schools in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
Toy and Game Retailing in Australia
Newsagents and Book Retailers in Australia
State Government Administration in Australia
Local Government Administration in Australia


Products & Services

Preschool services are typically offered for children between three and five years of age, prior to entering primary school. A variety of preschool educat...
Highest quintile
Third quintile
Second quintile
Lowest quintile


Demand Determinants

The number of children of preschool age primarily determines demand for preschool services. Factors such as the age distribution of the population, birth ...
lock
Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the full analysis of the demand determinants in this industry.

Major Markets

Highest quintile
Third quintile
Second quintile
Lowest quintile



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Preschool Education in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Preschool Education industry has a low market share concentration, due to community organisations managing a large proportion of preschools in New Sou...
lock
Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the full analysis of the market share concentration in this industry.

Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Preschool Education in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

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

Capital Intensity

The Preschool Education industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, an estimated $0.05 is invested in capital in ...
lock
Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the full analysis of the capital intensity of this industry.
 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Preschool Education 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 Preschool Education in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

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, %

CCB

COAG

NPA

Purchase to Read Full Report

100% Money Back Guarantee Digicert Trusted

Included in Report

  • Industry Financial Ratios
    Industry Financial Ratios
  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

Why buy this report on the Preschool Education industry?

IBISWorld industry market research reports enable you to:

  • Find out about key industry trends
  • Identify threats and opportunities
  • Inform your decisions for marketing, strategy and planning
  • Quickly build competitive intelligence

This report on Preschool Education in Australia:

  • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
  • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
  • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
  • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.

The Preschool Education in Australia market research report includes:

  • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
  • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
  • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
  • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
  • And of course, much more

IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Preschool Education in Australia, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

Trusted by More Than 10,000 Clients Around the World

  • IBISWorld client - VISA
  • IBISWorld client - ADP
  • IBISWorld client - Deloitte
  • IBISWorld client - AMEX
  • IBISWorld client - Bank of Montreal
clear