Overview

Strength in numbers: Revenue is expected to rise despite diminishing government support

IBISWorld’s Community Associations and Other Interest Groups market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
1.2%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
65,810
Business
8,641

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The variety of industry players has limited revenue falls that occurred in some industry segments
  • Low average wages have discouraged some people from working for industry organisations
  • Government funding for industry organisations is anticipated to decrease

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Government support for organisations in the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups industry has diminished over the past five years. To make up for this lower funding growth, some industry organisations have sought out revenue streams from alternative sources, such as business partnerships and household donations. Constrained government funding has also led some community organisations to reduce their services and limit expansion, to reduce expenditure.

    While revenue in some industry segments has declined over the past five years, the variety of community organisations and interest groups that operate in the industry has helped limit these falls. Some industry segments have expanded, with higher household discretionary income contributing to growth in donations...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Interest groups are created when a group of like-minded individuals come together to create a forum for discussion or action. Anyone can establish an interest group with little initial capital investment and low ongoing expenses. Some interest groups last decades, while some survive only a few months, often depending on the period of any issue that requires collective action. For example, a group campaigning to change a specific planning policy of a local council may disband after the goal is achieved, whereas interest groups such as the automobile associations have been around for decades.

    Interest groups arise in response to local issues, current political issues, emerging issues and long-standing issues. Interest groups can be either political or non-political in nature. Pot..

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    Additional Insights for the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Economies of scale
  • Ability to effectively change community behaviour
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Level of social assistance and Real household discretionary income in the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry?

    Community associations and other interest groups are associations, clubs or organisations that promote community or other interests. These include formal political organisations, environmental groups, community groups, automobile clubs, veterans’ associations, welfare groups and youth groups. Excluded from the industry are professional sporting clubs, religious groups, business and professional associations and professional interests of labour and union employees such as trade unions.

    Industry Products
    Automobile association services
    Other community association services
    Community and recreation services
    Environment, advocacy and political services
    International organisation services
    Research services
    Philanthropic intermediary services
    Industry Activities
    Animal welfare and conservation association operation
    Automobile association operation
    Community association and social club operation
    Consumers' association operation and interest group services
    Disease research and welfare fundraising
    Human rights association operation
    Other association and club operation
    Pensioners' and veterans' association operation
    Political party operation
    Youth club operation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of social assistance
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Average weekly hours worked
  • Demand from community services
  • Business confidence index
  • Population aged 50 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Consumers
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Information Media and Telecommunications
  • Market Research and Statistical Services

  • Products & Services
  • Community and recreation services
  • Environment, advocacy and political services
  • International organisation services
  • Automobile association services
  • Philanthropic intermediary services
  • Other community association services
  • Research services
  • Chart: Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households under financial stress
  • Other households
  • Overseas recipients
  • Businesses
  • Government
  • Other sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Community Associations and Other Interest Groups

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Aec
  • The Australian Electoral Commission is the government-sponsored body that oversees the conduct of federal elections in Australia.
  • Baby Boomer
  • A person born during the post-World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1964.
  • Economically Significant
  • Organisations with one or more paid staff or that have an active tax role.
  • Roadside Assistance
  • This is the primary service provided by automotive clubs. Members have access to repairs on their cars anywhere in Australia.
  • Think Tanks
  • Think tanks are groups that develop information, analysis and opinion on political, social and academic topics. They are generally funded by donations, memberships, paid lectures and seminars.
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