The Private Detective Services industry provides valuable information collection services to businesses and consumers. Industry operators use a wide range of services to generate revenue, including locating a missing person, running background checks or performing general surveillance on a target of interest. Consequently, as a result of this diversity, the industry performed relatively well throughout the recession. Moreover, in the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to continue performing strongly. This is because demand for industry products is expected to remain robust, and sustained profitability and revenue growth are anticipated to encourage new participants to enter the industry.
This industry comprises companies that provide investigation and detective services. This industry does not include operators that mainly provide guard and patrol services, nor does it include armored car services.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.