Strong performer: Low unemployment rates, rising demand and high prices support growth

Firms in the Employee Assistance Program Services industry supply important services to many workers. With relatively low unemployment rates and a tight labour market over most of the past five years, many companies have implemented employee assistance programs (EAPs) for a range of reasons. Firstly, EAP services are designed to assist employees in resolving or working through a variety of personal, family and workplace issues, which can result in happier workers. Secondly, when employees have resolved stressful issues, they are more likely to have an improved sense of wellbeing and be more focused on the tasks they carry out. Finally, EAP services can increase productivity and reduce absenteeism, which leads to higher profit and lower more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry demand has increased, with services found to boost productivity and reduce absenteeism
  • Steady growth in employee numbers across the economy has led to an increasing number of clients
  • Industry firms promoting their services to smaller potential client companies will drive demand
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Employee Assistance Program Services industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle. This is shown by industry revenue and value added increasing at a strong and steady rate due to increased demand and high pricing. IBISWorld estimates that industry value added, which is the industry’s contribution to national GDP, will increase at an annualised 4.5% in the 10 years through 2021-22. This is higher than the estimated national GDP growth rate of 2.5% per annum over the same period, indicating that the industry will make up a larger proportion of the national economy in 2021-22 than it did in 2011-12...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Employee Assistance Program Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Employee Assistance Program Services Industry are

  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total employees in the labour force and National unemployment rate in the Employee Assistance Program Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Employee Assistance Program Services Industry?

    Firms involved in the industry provide wellbeing services to employees. These services are generally aimed at the early identification and resolution of work and personal problems that affect professional performance.

    Industry Products
  • Personal issues services
  • Family issues services
  • Workplace issues services
  • Corporate training services and courses
  • Industry Activities
  • Workplace issues counselling and assistance services
  • Personal issues counselling and assistance services
  • Family issues counselling and assistance services
  • Group training and corporate assistance services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total employees in the labour force
  • National unemployment rate
  • Work accident rate per 1,000 employees
  • Expenditure on recreation and culture

  • Current Performance
  • Strong demand driving growth
  • High but decreasing profit
  • Productivity and absenteeism
  • Other industry factors
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Steady revenue growth
  • Profit and competition
  • Establishments and employment
  • Future growth opportunities
  • Table: Employee Assistance Program Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Employee Assistance Program Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Central Government Administration
  • State Government Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Health Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer System Design Services
  • Specialist Medical Services

  • Products & Services
  • Workplace issues services
  • Personal issues services
  • Family issues services
  • Corporate training services and courses
  • Chart: Employee Assistance Program Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Large private companies
  • Government sector
  • Small and medium private companies
  • Institutions
  • Other sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Employee Assistance Program Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Employee Assistance Program Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Employee Assistance Program Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Davidson Trahaire Corpsych Pty Limited, Optum Health & Technology (Australia) Pty Ltd, Pinnacle Australia Bidco Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Davidson Trahaire Corpsych Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Optum Health & Technology (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Pinnacle Australia Bidco Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Employee Assistance Program 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 Employee Assistance Program Services Industry
  • 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
  • A national campaign funded by government and donations to assist people with depression and to educate the wider community about depression.
  • Counsellors
  • Professionally trained health professionals that provide information and advice to employees and clients to assist in working through issues and problems.
  • Eap
  • Employee Assistance Program, which includes personal, family and workplace assistance services provided to employees.
  • Wellbeing
  • The general feelings or attitude of a person, and how satisfied they feel with life and their environment.
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