Universities in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Universities industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.9%

The Universities industry has grown moderately over the past five years. The Annual Maximum Fee Movement (AMFM) figure put in place each year by the New Zealand government for tertiary education institutions has limited growth over the period. Prior to 2016, the AMFM was capped at 4.0%, meaning that universities could increase their course fees by up to 4.0% each year. However, the government reduced the AMFM to 3.0% in 2016, and again to 2.0% in 2017, which remains the figure for the current year due to persistently low inflation. Consequently, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.9% over the five years through 2018-19. The government's reduction of the AMFM in 2017 is expected to constrain industry earnings for the current ye...
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Universities industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Universities industry is anticipated to continue growing moderately over the next five years. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. The vast majority of this revenue is forecast to continue coming from government funding. However, international student enrolments are anticipated to continue increasing over the next five years, boosting revenue growth. The industry's average surplus is also forecast to increase over the next five years. The New Zealand Government plans to increase free university from one year (as of XXX) for domestic students to three years from XXX. This measure is anticipated to boost student enrolment numbers and industry revenue over the next five y...
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Universities industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 43
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 19,162

Biggest companies in the Universities industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Universities in New Zealand industry include University of Auckland, University of Otago, Massey University, Victoria University of Wellington, Auckland University of Technology and University of Canterbury.

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What is Universities industry?

Industry Definition

The industry includes accredited tertiary education providers that provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as defined under the Education Act 1989.

Industry Products and Services

  • Bachelor's degrees and other graduate qualifications
  • Other postgraduate qualifications
  • Master's and doctoral degrees
  • Certificates one through six
  • Research

Industry Activities

  • Postgraduate school operation
  • Research school operation
  • Undergraduate school operation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry includes accredited tertiary education providers that provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as defined under the Education Act 1989.

Main Activities

  • Postgraduate school operation
  • Research school operation
  • Undergraduate school operation

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The vast majority of university students are aged between 18 and 25, as people typically commence tertiary study immediately after completing secondary sc...
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Population aged between 18 and 25
Public funding for tertiary education
Secondary school retention rate
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

Student enrolments
Government funding
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Workforce challenges
 Table: Universities in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Universities in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Scientific Research Services in New Zealand
Consumers in New Zealand





Key Selling Industries

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Products & Services

Universities provide a range of educational services and accredited qualifications. The New Zealand Qualification Framework (NZQF), administered through t...
Research
International students
Domestic students aged over 25



Demand Determinants

Many factors influence demand for industry services, such as the median age of the population, the perceived value of higher education, the unemployment r...
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Major Markets

Research
International students
Domestic students aged over 25




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Universities in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Universities industry exhibits moderate market share concentration, with the four largest institutions accounting for over 65% of industry revenue. Al...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Universities in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Universities in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The University of Auckland was established in 1883 as part of the University of New Zealand, and became an autonomous institution in 1961. It has seven ca...
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University of Auckland

 Table: University of Auckland - financial performance

University of Otago

 Table: University of Otago - financial performance

Massey University

 Table: Massey University - financial performance

Victoria University of Wellington

 Table: Victoria University of Wellington - financial performance

Auckland Uni of Tech

 Table: Auckland Uni of Tech - financial performance

University of Canterbury

 Table: University of Canterbury - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Universities industry is moderately capital intensive. For every dollar spent on wages, the average industry operator is expected to invest $0.20 in c...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Universities in New Zealand - 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 Universities in New Zealand 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

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