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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 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.

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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

Over the 10 years to 2017, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is expected to decrease at an annualized rate of 2.6%. In comparison, GDP is forecast to grow 1.8% per year on average over the same period. Although a declining IVA is characteristic of a declining industry, the Crime Scene Cleanup Services industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. This is due to the fact that there is, and will continue to be, strong demand for industry services as long as there is violent crime, suicide and drug use in the United States.

Nevertheless, demand for industry services is limited by crime and suicide rates and drug use trends. Without an increase in violent crime or suicides, the industry cannot simply produce more crime scenes... 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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