Overview

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

IBISWorld’s Community Associations and Other Interest Groups market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 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 - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the past five years, low government funding growth and mixed business confidence have made fundraising more difficult across the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups industry. This has hindered industry revenue growth and limited expansion. Weak membership growth due to competition for people's time and money has also constrained revenue growth. However, consumer sentiment does not always have a significant influence on the membership fees for associations. For example, car owners continue to pay automobile club membership fees year after year regardless of the economic climate. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $8.9 billion. This includes slow projected growth of 0.6% i..

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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 Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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