Not faring well: Subdued government funding has constrained industry revenue growth

New Zealand's welfare system was at its prime from the late 1940s to the 1970s, after which its viability was questioned on economic grounds. In the following decades, a new emphasis on community care and deinstitutionalisation led to the community and the voluntary social-service sector assuming a greater role in welfare services provision, including counselling services and other personal social services. As the state withdrew from providing several social services from the late 1980s onwards, attempting to wind back the welfare state, it was often left to community organisations to deal with the fallout from social-service spending cuts.The Personal Welfare Services industry's revenue is expected to grow at an annualised more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Government funding cuts and slow growth in alternative revenue have limited industry expansion
  • Rising household stress has contributed to growing demand for industry services
  • Government funding for the industry is not anticipated to increase substantially
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Personal Welfare Services industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. In 2018-19, the industry is expected to spend an estimated $21.39 on wages for each dollar spent on capital. Many of the industry services provided require personal attention by either professional welfare workers or volunteers. The need for one-on-one interaction with the client is reflected in the industry's heavy reliance on labour. In addition, many services are delivered in the community, rather than by formal institutions, thereby reducing the capital needed to deliver services. This is reflected in the relatively low industry depreciation expenses. Ope...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Personal Welfare Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Personal Welfare Services Industry are

  • Ability to raise revenue from additional sources
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Access to volunteer labour
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Level of social assistance and Real household disposable income in the Personal Welfare Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Personal Welfare Services in New Zealand Industry?

    The industry provides social support directly to clients. Services include adoption, aged-care assistance, disability assistance, youth welfare and welfare counselling. Only short-stay accommodation services are included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Disability assistance services
  • Aged-care assistance services
  • Child, youth and family services
  • Other community support services
  • Industry Activities
  • Adoption services
  • Adult day care centre operation
  • Aged-care assistance services
  • Alcoholics anonymous operation
  • Disability assistance services
  • Soup kitchen operation
  • Youth welfare services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of social assistance
  • Real household disposable income
  • National unemployment rate
  • Median age of the population
  • Number of divorces

  • Current Performance
  • Demand variables
  • Funding and

    supply factors

  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Funding streams
  • Structural changes
  • Table: Personal Welfare Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Personal Welfare Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Call Centre Operation in New Zealand
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  • Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in New Zealand
  • Real Estate Services in New Zealand
  • Religious Services in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Child, youth and family services
  • Other community support services
  • Disability assistance services
  • Aged-care assistance services
  • Chart: Personal Welfare Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • General public
  • Families
  • Children and youth
  • Older people
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Personal Welfare Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Personal Welfare Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Personal Welfare Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Personal Welfare Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Personal Welfare Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Hazardous Drinking
  • An established alcohol drinking pattern that risks harming the drinker or may have harmful social effects on the drinker or others.
  • Housing Stress
  • A situation where the cost of housing is high relative to household income. Low-income groups feel the impact of high housing costs most strongly.
  • Social Enterprise
  • An organisation with a social mission, which generates a substantial portion of its income from trade. Most of its surplus is reinvested to help fulfil its stated mission.
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