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Temporary Staff Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Temporary Staff Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC N7212 | Sep 2016

Temporary fix: Increasing demand from construction and healthcare drives revenue growth

The Temporary Staff Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Temporary Staff Services industry provides skilled and unskilled labour to client companies, usually on a short-term basis. Demand for these staffing services is influenced by several factors. The national unemployment rate affects industry demand, with higher unemployment generally limiting demand growth for temporary staff. In addition, business outsourcing influences demand, with greater outsourcing generally having a positive effect on the industry. The performance of client industries also affects the industry, with stronger growth in downstream sectors contributing to industry growth. Greater demand from the construction and healthcare sectors over the past five years has had a positive influence on the industry... purchase to read more

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Given its service orientation, the industry is highly labour-intensive. The industry’s labour intensity level is determined by the ratio of labour to capital. Direct wage costs and depreciation expenses from the industry cost structure are used as proxies for labour and capital. In 2016-17, depreciation is estimated to account for 0.4% of industry revenue, with wages estimated to make up 69.0%. These figures show that for each dollar required for labour costs, approximately $0.01 will be invested in the use and replacement of capital equipment, vehicles and computers during the year. This indicates the industry has low capital requirements.

The contract labour hire service segment is also a major reason for the industry’s high labour intensity... purchase to read more


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What is the Temporary Staff Services Industry?

Operators in the industry provide temporary staffing solutions for client companies on a fee or contract basis. Temporary staff services companies provide their own staff to client businesses to carry out temporary assignments. These temporary staff members work for the client at the client’s work site for operational purposes, but remain legally employed by (and are paid by) the temporary staff provider.

Industry Products
Contract and labour hire servicesTemporary placement servicesOther employment and placement services
Industry Activities
Contract labour servicesLabour on-hiring servicesLabour staffing servicesLabour supply servicesTemporary labour hire services

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