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Security Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Security Services Market Research Report | NAICS 56161 | Apr 2015

Safe and secure: Increased demand from businesses with larger security budgets will bolster revenue

IBISWorld’s Security 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$31bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
761,046
Businesses
10,964
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2015, industry revenue modestly increased as guard, investigative and other industry services became increasingly popular among corporate and government services. as US corporate profit levels increased after the recession, businesses had more funds available to spend on security services. In addition, an increase in the number of new businesses during the past five years has led to an expansion in the potential pool of clientele for industry services. Furthermore, increased residential, commercial and public construction activity in the five years to 2015 has heightened the need for security services. However, In the five years to 2020, the Security Services industry is expected to face serious competition from security alarm service systems... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration in the Security Services industry is low. However, IBISWorld estimates that the four largest players in this industry account for slightly more than 22.0% of market share in 2015. Nevertheless, the majority of companies in this industry are small, with 51.0% of enterprises having fewer than five employees. Conversely, major companies with more than 500 employees are expected to account for only 2.0% of total enterprises in 2015.

During the five years to 2020, the overall level of industry concentration is expected to slightly increase, as the industry's largest companies are expected to continue to engage in mergers and acquisitions... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Security Services Industry?

Security service companies provide one or more of the following: investigation and detective services; guard and patrol services; and protected transport of valuables including money, receipts and other items. The industry does not include companies that sell security systems, such as burglar and fire alarms.

Industry Products
Security guard services for buildings and groundsSecurity guard services for special eventsArmored vehicle servicesInvestigation servicesOther services
 
Industry Activities
Armored car servicesSecurity guard and patrol servicesPolygraph servicesCorporate investigative servicesSecurity guard and crowd control services for temporary eventsPrivate detective servicesBodyguard services


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