SEARCH   
MEMBER LOGIN      
Forgot Password?

Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Market Research Report | SIC Q88.100 | May 2017

In good health: The continued ageing of the UK population support growing industry demand

IBISWorld’s Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities 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
£4bn
Annual Growth 13-18
1.4%
Annual Growth 18-23
Purchase to read more
Profit
Purchase to read more
Employment
208,542
Businesses
6,590
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Government spending constraints have limited industry revenue growth over recent years
  • The amount provided to home-care providers by local councils has decreased in real terms
  • The continued ageing of the UK population is expected to stimulate industry demand
  • ... purchase to read more

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Providers of social services to the elderly and people with disabilities help those who live at home to stay there rather than entering residential care. The industry's two major markets, those aged 65 years and over and those with a permanent disability, are expanding, which is expected to support revenue growth. The UK population has been ageing over the past few decades and the proportion of people aged 65 years and over has been steadily increasing. The number of people living with a disability has also risen slowly in the past five years, lifting both demand and industry revenue.

However, recent reductions in local authority budgets as a result of government spending constraints have limited the extent of revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Providers of social services to the elderly have adapted well to growing demand for home care over the past five years. The ageing population has ensured the market for the industry’s services is continually growing. The high cost of residential care encourages many people who are not in a serious condition to opt instead for home-care services in order to save costs. According to a recent survey by Saga, nine out of 10 people over 50 years of age would prefer to be cared for in their own home. However, revenue growth has been constrained to some extent by cuts in local authority expenditure and a shortage of qualified staff.

Profitability is expected to decrease over the five years through 2017-18 as operating expenses have risen. Add.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Population aged 65 years and over and Real government consumption expenditure in the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry?

    Operators in this industry offer counselling, referrals, day care, vocational rehabilitation and habilitation services to the elderly and those with disabilities. The industry does not cover accommodation or day care for disabled children.

    Industry Products
    Home careDay careEquipment and adaptationsMealsDementia care
     
    Industry Activities
    Providing welfare servicesOffering counsellingProviding day careProviding vocational rehabilitation and habilitation servicesOffering referrals


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Population aged 65 years and over
  • Real government consumption expenditure
  • Total health expenditure
  • Real household disposable income
  • Current Performance
  • Changing requirements
  • Falling funds
  • Staff shortages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand expansion
  • Private provisions
  • Profit performance
  • Table: Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Diagnostic & Ambulance Services
  • Medical & Orthopaedic Supplies Retailers
  • Technical & Vocational Education
  • Products & Services
  • Home care
  • Day care
  • Equipment and adaptations
  • Dementia care
  • Meals
  • Chart: Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 65 and over
  • People aged under 65
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Domiciliary Social Care
  • Supportive care provided in a person's home.
  • Habilitation
  • Health-care services designed to help people keep, learn or improve their life skills.
  • Reablement
  • Services designed to promote learning or relearning the skills necessary for independent living in elderly or disabled people.

  • Why Buy this Report?
    IBISWorld industry market research reports enable you to:
    • Find out about key industry trends
    • Identify threats and opportunities
    • Inform your decisions for marketing, strategy and planning
    • Quickly build competitive intelligence
    This report on Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

    IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

    View Sample
    Quote
    Select Clients
    Back to Top