Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -7.7%

Operators in the Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry have faced difficult conditions over the past five years, as they have struggled to compete with international manufacturers that have significant cost advantages. Low wage costs overseas and reduced tariffs on imported clothing have intensified competition and contributed to imported apparel flooding the domestic market. Additionally, free trade agreements signed over the past five years, such as the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, have removed all tariffs for many importers. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 7.7% over the five years through 2018-19, to $167.7 million. This trend includes an anticipated decline of 11.8% in the current year as impor...
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Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry is anticipated to continue declining over the next five years, due to fierce import competition and high domestic manufacturing costs. Economic conditions are projected to improve, although this growth is unlikely to lift the industry from the decline stage of its life cycle. Industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X million. Imported men's and boys' apparel will likely satisfy a high proportion of domestic demand, due to recently signed free trade deals reducing tariff rates on clothing. However, import penetration growth is anticipated to slow as most industry players have already moved production to countries with lower wage...
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Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $168m
  • business Number of Businesses: 128
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,350

Biggest companies in the Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry

The Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

The industry includes companies that manufacture men’s and boys’ apparel from purchased materials. Industry players purchase fabrics and materials from textile producers. These fabrics are then cut and sewn to produce men’s and boys’ clothing items, which are purchased by retail and wholesale firms for resale to consumers. Headwear, footwear and garments made from leather are not included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Suits
  • Cardigans, jumpers and coats
  • Trousers and jeans
  • Shirts and t-shirts
  • Other clothing

Industry Activities

  • Men's and boys' coats and jackets manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' jeans, trousers and shorts manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' suits manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' cardigans and jumpers manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' shirts, t-shirts and tops manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' uniform and workwear manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry includes companies that manufacture men’s and boys’ apparel from purchased materials. Industry players purchase fabrics and materials from textile producers. These fabrics are then cut and sewn to produce men’s and boys’ clothing items, which are purchased by retail and wholesale firms for resale to consumers. Headwear, footwear and garments made from leather are not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Men's and boys' coats and jackets manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' jeans, trousers and shorts manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' suits manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' cardigans and jumpers manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' shirts, t-shirts and tops manufacturing
  • Men's and boys' uniform and workwear manufacturing

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Clothing retailers, particularly boutique and independent stores, sometimes purchase apparel items directly from Australian manufacturers, bypassing the w...
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Demand from clothing retailing
Demand from department stores
Import duties on apparel manufacturing
Real household disposable income

Current Performance

Imports
Industry trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Niche markets
 Table: Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Clothing Wholesaling in Australia
Department Stores in Australia
Clothing Retailing in Australia
Health Care and Social Assistance



Key Selling Industries

Synthetic and Natural Textile Manufacturing in Australia
Knitted Product Manufacturing in Australia





Products & Services

The main products the industry manufactures include shirts, t-shirts, trousers, jeans, cardigans, jumpers, coats and suits. Due to high price competition ...
Export markets
Specialised industries
Boutique and independent stores
Department stores


Demand Determinants

Levels of real household disposable income and economic activity are major determinants of industry demand. Growth in consumer incomes will lead to more p...
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Major Markets

Export markets
Specialised industries
Boutique and independent stores
Department stores



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing industry exhibits low market share concentration. Major players have left the industry due to production costs beco...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital costs in the current year, $17.31 is expected to be spent on wages. Austral...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Men's and Boys' Wear 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 Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing 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, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    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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