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Community Associations and Other Interest Groups in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Market Research Report | ANZSIC S9559 | Oct 2016

Strength in numbers: Revenue is expected to rise despite diminishing government support

IBISWorld’s Community Associations and Other Interest Groups market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Government support for organisations in the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups industry has diminished over the past five years. To make up for this lower funding growth, some industry organisations have sought out revenue streams from alternative sources, such as business partnerships and household donations. Constrained government funding has also led some community organisations to reduce their services and limit expansion, to reduce expenditure.

While revenue in some industry segments has declined over the past five years, the variety of community organisations and interest groups that operate in the industry has helped limit these falls. Some industry segments have expanded, with higher household discretionary income contributing to growth in donations... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the past five years, low government funding growth and mixed business confidence have made fundraising more difficult across the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups industry. This has hindered industry revenue growth and limited expansion. Weak membership growth due to competition for people's time and money has also constrained revenue growth. However, consumer sentiment does not always have a significant influence on the membership fees for associations. For example, car owners continue to pay automobile club membership fees year after year regardless of the economic climate. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $8.9 billion... purchase to read more


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What is the Community Associations and Other Interest Groups Industry?

Community associations and other interest groups are associations, clubs or organisations that promote community or other interests. These include formal political organisations, environmental groups, community groups, automobile clubs, veterans’ associations, welfare groups and youth groups. Excluded from the industry are professional sporting clubs, religious groups, business and professional associations and professional interests of labour and union employees such as trade unions.

Industry Products
Automobile association servicesOther community association servicesCommunity and recreation servicesEnvironment, advocacy and political servicesInternational organisation servicesResearch servicesPhilanthropic intermediary services
Industry Activities
Animal welfare and conservation association operationAutomobile association operationCommunity association and social club operationConsumers' association operation and interest group servicesDisease research and welfare fundraisingHuman rights association operation Other association and club operationPensioners' and veterans' association operationPolitical party operationYouth club operation

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