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Crime Scene Cleanup Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Crime Scene Cleanup Services Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Environmental Science | Oct 2012

Deep cleaning: Firms must compete for a decreasing number of jobs as the crime rate declines

IBISWorld’s Crime Scene Cleanup Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$346m
Annual Growth 07-12
-2.2%
Annual Growth 12-17
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Profit
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Employment
1,300
Businesses
560
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A declining crime rate is causing industry revenue to fall, as participants compete among each other for a decreasing number of jobs. As a result, firms must compete on price, which is causing profit to contract. Luckily for industry operators, crime is going nowhere any time soon. Although revenue is forecast to continue contracting over the next five years, well-established and experienced operators are expected to gain market share as unsuccessful firms exit.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Crime Scene Cleanup Services industry has a low level of market share concentration. In 2012, the top four industry players generate less 5.0% of industry revenue. The industry is still dominated by small firms that specialize in specific cleanup services and regions.

The industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the five years to 2012, the number of firms has increased at an estimated average annual rate of 0.2% to 560. However, this trend is not expected to continue over the next five years, as the number of enterprises decreases at an annualized rate of 0.2% to 555. Price competition and declining profit margins will support industry exits... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Crime Scene Cleanup Services Industry?

This industry provides a variety of cleaning services at crime and trauma scenes, including cleanup of homicides, suicides and other incidents where blood and bodily fluids are present. Additionally, the industry cleans and decontaminates chemically contaminated sites, such as methamphetamine laboratories. Industry operators are hired by the property owner of the site of the crime scene, although an individual’s or business’ insurance policy typically covers services.

Industry Products
Suicide and homicide cleanupDecomposition and undiscovered death cleanupBlood cleanup
 
Industry Activities
Homicide cleanupSuicide cleanupUnattended death cleanupBlood cleanupDecontaminating illicit drug laboratoriesTear gas cleanup


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