Needing care: Rising unemployment, housing stress and family violence increase industry demand

The Crisis and Care Accommodation industry is part of Australia's community welfare sector, and provides services for some of the most economically vulnerable people in Australian society, including children, those with long-term disabilities and the elderly. In the face of high rental costs and housing stress, a growing number of Australians are at increased risk of homelessness, with many experiencing financial hardship, persistent disadvantage and social exclusion. Nearly three million Australians live in poverty, of which an estimated 730,000 are children, while over 105,000 Australians are homeless. This is despite various national policies designed to reduce homelessness, such as the National Affordable Housing Agreement that came into effect in 2009...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 13-18
1.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
35,810
Businesses
824
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for industry services is increasing due to rising unemployment and heightened housing stress
  • Australia’s ageing population has been boosting demand for industry services
  • Housing affordability is projected to remain a key issue for many disadvantaged Australians
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Crisis and Care Accommodation industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. Despite the use of low-cost voluntary labour, labour costs are high, as residents require a high level of care from trained staff. Most residents are people with disabilities (predominantly intellectual disabilities), emotional problems (such as residents who had been subjected to violence at home or coming from broken homes) or children. The ratio of industry wage costs to depreciation is indicative of the relative labour to capital inputs to production. In 2017-18, for every dollar invested in capital equipment, the industry spends an estimated $22.23 on wages. This indicates the industry is highly labour intensive.There are few capital expenses for industry participants. Oth...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry are

  • Access to volunteer labour
  • Ability to raise revenue from additional sources
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Level of social assistance and Median age of the population in the Crisis and Care Accommodation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry?

    The Crisis and Care Accommodation industry provides residential care accommodation (except aged care) combined with nursing, supervisory or other types of care as required (including medical). This includes the operation of children’s homes (excluding juvenile corrective services), crisis care accommodation, hospices, community mental health hostels, residential refuges and respite residential care facilities.

    Industry Products
  • Residential rehabilitation care
  • Crisis accommodation
  • Respite residential care
  • Supported accommodation for the disabled
  • Hospice accommodation
  • Industry Activities
  • Children's home operation
  • Community mental health hostel operation
  • Crisis care accommodation operation
  • Operating homes for disadvantaged people
  • Hospice operation
  • Residential refuge operation
  • Respite residential care operation
  • Substance abuse centres operation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of social assistance
  • Median age of the population
  • Number of divorces
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Government policies
  • Changing funding sources
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Government policies
  • Changing funding sources
  • Table: Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Central Government Administration
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cosmetics and Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Employment Placement and Recruitment Services
  • Religious Services
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores

  • Products & Services
  • Supported accommodation for the disabled
  • Crisis accommodation
  • Respite residential care
  • Hospice accommodation
  • Other
  • Residential rehabilitation care
  • Chart: Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People with disabilities
  • People needing crisis and transitional accommodation
  • People requiring palliative care
  • People with substance abuse problems
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Crisis and Care Accommodation

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Crisis and Care Accommodation 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 Crisis and Care Accommodation 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 Crisis and Care Accommodation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Council Of Australian Governments (Coag)
  • COAG is an intergovernmental forum consisting of the Prime Minister and state and territory First Ministers. COAG acts on matters that require action by all Australian governments.
  • Ice
  • A nickname for crystal methamphetamine, a stimulant drug.
  • Ngcsos
  • Non-government community service organisations play an integral role in delivering welfare services.
  • Respite Care
  • Designed to give carers a break from their caring role and can be arranged for planned breaks, regular weekly breaks, short holidays or emergencies.
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