Looking good: Rising demand for anti-ageing and weight loss procedures lift revenue

The Plastic Surgeons industry has grown strongly over the past five years. A rise in the number of overweight and obese individuals in Australia, and population growth in target demographics, including middle-aged and older females has been a key driver for industry growth. Demand has increased due to increased social pressures from the proliferation of digital and social media, combined with larger populations of potential candidates for surgical procedures, such as liposuction, tummy tucks and facelifts, in addition to non-invasive procedures, such as botox injections. Increasing social acceptance of plastic surgery has made potential customers more likely to undergo industry procedures. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 7.7%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
7.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
2,790
Businesses
419
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue has increased despite the growing popularity of overseas cosmetic tourism
  • Growing obesity levels in Australia have contributed to industry revenue growth
  • High barriers to entry are anticipated to prevent internal competition from increasing
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry are high in the Plastic Surgeons industry, with regulation, training and assessment being the primary impediments for new players. Specialist plastic surgeons require extensive surgical education and training that amounts to a minimum of 12 years, with at least five years of postgraduate training. Stringent educational requirements pose a strong barrier to entry.Plastic surgeons are subject to intense scrutiny from various organisations and societies such as the Australian Medical Council, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. As the reputation and experience of a surgeon are paramount for success, tenure and skill are the most significant barriers for any new entrant. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Plastic Surgeons Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Plastic Surgeons are:

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Accessibility to consumers/users
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Female population aged 35 and older and Levels of obesity in the Plastic Surgeons industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plastic Surgeons Industry?

    Industry operators primarily provide medical techniques intended to enhance the physical appearance of consumers for cosmetic or reconstructive purposes. Firms consist of medical specialist clinics where licensed professional doctors perform surgical and non-surgical procedures.

    Industry Products
  • Injectables
  • Other cosmetic surgical procedures
  • Other cosmetic non-surgical procedures
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Breast augmentations and reductions
  • Reconstructive surgical procedures
  • Industry Activities
  • Cosmetic injections
  • Rhytidectomy (face lift)
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Chemical peels
  • Breast augmentations and reductions
  • Liposuction
  • Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Female population aged 35 and older
  • Levels of obesity
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Real household discretionary income

  • Current Performance
  • Participation

    and profit

  • Ageing population
  • Obesity levels
  • Consumer trends
  • New regulatory guidelines
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Ageing population
  • Obesity levels
  • Constraints to growth
  • Further regulation
  • Table: Plastic Surgeons Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Surgeons Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Medical and Surgical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other cosmetic surgical procedures
  • Other cosmetic non-surgical procedures
  • Injectables
  • Reconstructive surgical procedures
  • Breast augmentations and reductions
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Chart: Plastic Surgeons Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged between 35 and 54
  • People aged 55 and over
  • People aged 34 and under
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Surgeons 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 Plastic Surgeons

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Surgeons 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 Plastic Surgeons 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 Plastic Surgeons Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Botulinum Toxin (Botox)
  • A toxic strain of protein that inhibits nerve impulses to soften muscles and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
  • Liposuction
  • Liposuction involves removing excess fat from specific areas of the body by inserting a small, hollow tube through one or more tiny incisions near the area to be suctioned.
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microdermabrasion is a procedure that uses a mechanical medium for exfoliation to gently remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells.
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