Easy money: Strong growth in online money transfer platforms helps drive industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Money Transfer Agencies market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Money Transfer Agencies industry has recorded robust growth over the past five years. This growth is largely due to the increasing globalisation and rising mobility of labour. Industry revenue is closely linked to the number of overseas workers employed in Australia, with many sending money back to their respective countries to support their families. The resilience of the Australian economy relative to other developed economies and its skill shortages make Australia an attractive place for overseas workers to seek employment. An increasing number of subclass 457 working visas being granted over the past five years has supported this trend. As a result, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 9.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to $297.3 million...

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What is the Money Transfer Agencies industry?

The spread of industry establishments largely follows the dispersion of the Australian population. As a result, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland together account for 77.9% of industry establishments. New South Wales and Victoria both have a high concentration of industry establishments due to their population density and their significance as financial and business hubs. This has contributed to the two states housing large shares of establishment numbers. The higher concentration in these two states is also testament to the preference for industry players to be located close to key markets to drive retail store traffic...

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Additional Insights for the Money Transfer Agencies Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Money Transfer Agencies Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Ability to adopt the latest in industry technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from health services and National unemployment rate in the Money Transfer Agencies industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    In-store money transfer operations
    Online money transfer operations

    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
  • Demand from health services
  • National unemployment rate
  • Net migration
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Favourable migration environment
  • Increasing 457 visas
  • Rise of online transfers
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Migration and currency trends
  • Profitability and innovation
  • Table: Money Transfer Agencies Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Money Transfer Agencies Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Software Retailing
  • Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services
  • Financial Planning and Investment Advice
  • National and Regional Commercial Banks

  • Products & Services
  • In-store money transfer operations
  • Online money transfer operations
  • Chart: Money Transfer Agencies Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 41 to 60
  • Consumers aged 26 to 40
  • Consumers aged 61 and older
  • Consumers aged 25 and under
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Money Transfer Agencies Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Third-party fees
  • Other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Money Transfer Agencies

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Money Transfer Agencies Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    OFX Group Limited
  • Table: OFX Group Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Money Transfer Agencies 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 Money Transfer Agencies 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
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A virtual currency encrypted and stored on the internet.
  • Spot Quote
  • The current market value of a certain good. In this case, the value of a currency on global foreign exchange markets.
  • White-Label Products
  • Products that are manufactured by one company but carry the brand of another.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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