Fluent growth: Increasing disposable income and corporate profit will drive demand for industry services

The Language Instruction industry in Canada grew over the five years to 2018. As per capita disposable income increased over the five years to 2018, individuals had more money to spend on discretionary goods and services. Consumers used the added income to develop new talents and increase job skills, such as learning a new language. However, the industry contended with volatile corporate profit levels and decreased international travel activity, which constrained revenue growth throughout the period. Corporations may require industry services for international expansion projects, while international travellers often partake in language courses before their trips...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$251m
Annual Growth 13-18
1.9%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
3,756
Businesses
923
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising corporate profit and disposable income will continue to prove beneficial for the industry
  • International travel is one of the primary reasons consumers enrol in language training
  • The industry will benefit from increased international migration to Canada
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Language Instruction industry in Canada exhibits a low level of capital intensity. Similar to most industries in the education sector, the industry relies heavily on labour, with wages accounting for the largest share of operating costs for language schools. This industry requires instructors, researchers and program developers, as well as employees which perform administrative and management duties. In 2018, wages are estimated to account for 45.0% of revenue.Language schools deliver training on a face-to-face basis in small groups or classes, which contributes to high labour intensity. In contrast, industry operators can expand facilities and purchase equipment according to need, which reduces the basic level of capital investment needed to operate in this industry. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Language Instruction Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Language Instruction Industry are

  • Easy access for clients
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Per capita disposable income in the Language Instruction industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Language Instruction Industry?

    This industry provides language instruction training for casual conversational skills and career and educational needs. Schools teach foreign languages, sign language and English or French as a second language.

    Industry Products
  • Foreign language instruction
  • English language instruction
  • French language instruction
  • Language immersion
  • Sign language instruction
  • Industry Activities
  • English language instruction
  • French language instruction
  • Sign language instruction
  • Other language instruction
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Inbound international travel
  • International trips by Canadian residents
  • Leisure time

  • Current Performance
  • Globalization drives revenue growth
  • Rising competition from software
  • Declining travel and other threats
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition rises
  • Immigration supports growth
  • Table: Language Instruction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Language Instruction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Finance and Insurance In Canada
  • Travel Agencies in Canada
  • Educational Services In Canada
  • Public Administration in Canada
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Book Stores in Canada
  • Consumer Electronics Stores in Canada
  • Data Processing & Hosting Services in Canada
  • Educational Services In Canada
  • Office Supply Stores in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Foreign language instruction
  • English language instruction
  • French language instruction
  • Language immersion
  • Sign language instruction
  • Chart: Language Instruction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers
  • Corporations
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Language Instruction Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Language Instruction

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Language Instruction Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Language Instruction Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Language Instruction Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • International trips by Canadian residents (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Blended Learning
  • Combines computer- or online-based lessons with traditional face-to-face learning.
  • Immersion Program
  • Language learning format where students live with a native-speaking family to learn the language and culture.
  • Outbound Tourism
  • Tourism leaving from Canada to foreign countries.
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