Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Clay Brick Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.6%

The Clay Brick Manufacturing industry has exhibited volatile revenue over the past five years due to fluctuations in dwelling commencements, which heavily influence the industry's performance. Strong dwelling commencement numbers fuelled industry growth at the beginning of the period. However, a downturn in new dwelling commencements over the past four years has driven a decline in industry revenue over the same period. This revenue decline was exacerbated by a fall in output, after an increase in production costs led to several industry exits. Long-term trends in residential preferences have tempered industry revenue. Australians have moved away from traditional single-unit housing, which tends to have a large brick component, towards multi-unit ap...
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Clay Brick Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Decreasing brick use in residential property construction is projected to further reduce Clay Brick Manufacturing industry's revenue over the next five years. In addition, high production costs, including a high price of natural gas in comparison with long-term averages, are forecast to limit supply as unprofitable kilns are shut down. However, growth in dwelling commencements, along with a rise in demand from house construction, is anticipated to support revenue over the period. Overall, revenue is projected to fall at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X million. Building activity Bricks are projected to continue being substituted with other types of construction materials over the next five years. The increasing popula...
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Clay Brick Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $952m
  • business Number of Businesses: 67
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,620

Biggest companies in the Clay Brick Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia industry include Brickworks Ltd, CSR Limited and Boral Limited.

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What is Clay Brick Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture clay pavers and bricks (excluding refractory bricks).

Industry Products and Services

  • Face bricks
  • Common bricks
  • Clay pavers
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Clay brick manufacturing
  • Clay paver manufacturing

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Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture clay pavers and bricks (excluding refractory bricks).

Main Activities

  • Clay brick manufacturing
  • Clay paver manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Dwelling commencements are a key driver for the industry's performance, indicating the number of residential construction projects, the primary applicatio...
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Dwelling commencements
Demand from house construction
Demand from hardware wholesaling
Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction

Current Performance

Brick usage declines
Profit and structure
International trade
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Gas prices and output
Profit and structure
 Table: Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in Australia
Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in Australia
Bricklaying Services in Australia
Landscaping Services in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Institutional Building Construction in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
Road Freight Transport in Australia




Products & Services

Clay bricks are the Clay Brick Manufacturing industry's principal output. Brick products vary significantly in design and quality based on their intended ...
Multi-unit housing contractors
Wholesalers
Non-residential building contractors
Export markets


Demand Determinants

Residential construction activity largely drives demand for the industry's products. This includes both new construction, and repairs and alterations. Low...
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Major Markets

Multi-unit housing contractors
Wholesalers
Non-residential building contractors
Export markets



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

Market share concentration in the Clay Brick Manufacturing industry is high. The industry's four largest players are expected to account for over 85% of i...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Brickworks Ltd was formed in 1934 and listed on the ASX in 1962. Brickworks operates three business groups: building products, land and development, and i...
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Brickworks

 Table: Brickworks - financial performance

CSR

 Table: CSR - financial performance

Boral

 Table: Boral - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Clay Brick Manufacturing industry has moderate capital intensity. The industry is expected to spend $5.35 on wages for every dollar invested in capita...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Clay Brick Manufacturing 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 Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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
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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • 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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