Joint ventures: Increased consumer acceptance of industry services is backing up revenue growth

The Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services industry has grown modestly over the past five years as the efficacy of chiropractic and osteopathy has become more widely accepted. Consumers have become more willing to seek industry services, and they are fast becoming a staple of the wider healthcare system. Additionally, an increasing number of private health insurers are paying out benefits for industry treatments, boosting the industry's legitimacy. These factors, coupled with higher fees, have driven industry growth over the period. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.5% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $821.5 million. This trend includes an expected 1.9% rise in the current year, driven by ongoing fee more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Greater consumer acceptance of industry services has helped boost revenue growth
  • Growing private health coverage has allowed more patients to subsidise their treatments
  • Growing numbers of graduates are forecast to enter the industry, increasing industry employment
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of chiropractic and osteopathic services enterprises largely follows the distribution of the Australian population. New South Wales and Victoria are Australia's two most populous states. These states account for an estimated 65% of industry enterprises and just over two-thirds of all registered practising chiropractors and osteopaths. Victoria is highly over-represented compared with its population share. This is primarily due to the very high number of non-employing enterprises. The average size of an enterprise in Victoria is smaller than those in New South Wales.States with lower population density tend to have lower numbers of chiropractic and osteopathic enterprises and are subsequently under-represented compared with their population share. Que...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services are:

  • Having a good reputation
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from health insurance and Real household disposable income in the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry?

    Industry operators primarily provide chiropractic or osteopathic services.

    Industry Products
  • General chiropractic services
  • Osteopathic services
  • Specialist chiropractic services
  • Industry Activities
  • Chiropractic services
  • Osteopathic services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from health insurance
  • Real household disposable income
  • Median age of the population
  • Work accident rate per 1,000 employees
  • Sport participation

  • Current Performance
  • Participation and profit
  • Ageing population
  • Private health insurance
  • Demand trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation and profit
  • Private health insurance
  • Ageing population
  • Competition and efficacy
  • Table: Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health Insurance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling
  • Medical and Surgical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Other Health Services

  • Products & Services
  • General chiropractic services
  • Osteopathic services
  • Specialist chiropractic services
  • Chart: Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 20 to 64
  • People aged 65 and over
  • People aged 19 and under
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A therapeutic system involving manipulative treatment of misaligned joints, particularly in the spinal cord.
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Items on the Medicare Benefit Schedule that allow GPs to plan the care of patients with chronic conditions.
  • Osteopathy
  • The manipulation and massage of bones and muscles to treat medical disorders.
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