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Gynecologists & Obstetricians - Industry Market Research Report

  • ID: 4517504
  • Report
  • 32 pages
  • IBISWorld
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What to expect: Demand for OB-GYNs has increased as more people are waiting longer to have children

Gynaecologists & Obstetricians

While many healthcare industries have experienced strong growth over the past five years, the Gynaecologists and Obstetricians industry has grown at a more muted pace. While demand for most healthcare services is based mainly on access to health insurance, obstetrician-gynaecologist (OB-GYN) services have such a necessary place in women's health that demand is steady for this industry. However, the industry has experienced a slight boost from healthcare expansion over the past five years. One particular trend that has supported the industry is the slowing birth rate. Over the past five years, many women and couples have opted to put off having children due to financial uncertainty as well as a cultural shift toward later pregnancy. While the total number of births has increased over the past five years, this is mainly due to population growth. Industry revenue is expected to rise at a slower pace over the five years to 2024, mainly due to a forecast slowdown in the birth rate. While the number of people with private health insurance is projected to stagnate due to changes in healthcare legislation, this trend is likely to be outweighed by demand for preventative health services.

Gynaecologists are surgeons and medical doctors who specialize in diseases relating to the female reproductive system. These doctors manage diseases of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries and cervix. This industry does not include obstetricians who are responsible for prenatal care and child delivery.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

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ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
  • Industry Definition
  • Main Activities
  • Similar Industries
  • Additional Resources
INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
  • Executive Summary
  • Key External Drivers
  • Current Performance
  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
PRODUCTS & MARKETS
  • Supply Chain
  • Products & Services
  • Demand Determinants
  • Major Markets
  • International Trade
  • Business Locations
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
  • Market Share Concentration
  • Key Success Factors
  • Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Basis of Competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Industry Globalization
MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
  • Capital Intensity
  • Technology & Systems
  • Revenue Volatility
  • Regulation & Policy
  • Industry Assistance
KEY STATISTICS
  • Industry Data
  • Annual Change
  • Key Ratios
JARGON & GLOSSARY
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