Pest Control in Canada: Market Research Report

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Pest Control in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 56171CA | Jul 2016

Sleep tight: Resurgence of bed bugs continues to fuel growth for pest control companies

IBISWorld’s Pest Control market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pest Control industry has experienced robust growth over the past five years, led by the increasing prevalence of bed bugs. The rising ubiquity of these nighttime critters has fuelled demand for pest extermination professionals, underpinning robust revenue growth. Over the past five years, increased housing demand has led to revenue growth for residential pest control services. Moreover, public concerns over bed bugs helped yield strong pest control demand, particularly from hotels and residential clients. Over the five years to 2021, the industry is expected to continue its upward trajectory... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Pest Control industry has moderate barriers to entry. The primary barriers involve licencing and regulatory requirements for new entrants, as well as trained and licenced staff. In Canada, all pest control technicians and fumigators must hold a provincial pesticide applicator licence. In addition to having an exterminator licence, all businesses that employ persons that apply federally regulated pesticides commercially must have an Operator General Licence.

Start-up costs vary depending on the scale of operations. New businesses need to secure warehouses or operational facilities and specialized equipment and vehicles. Companies also need supplies, such as insecticide sprays, dusters, repellents, powders, foams and gels based on treatment types... purchase to read more


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What is the Pest Control Industry?

This industry provides residential and commercial clients with control and extermination of bed bugs, mosquitoes, rodents, ants and other insects and pests. Operators also provide fumigation services.

Industry Products
Bed bug exterminationRodent containment and extermination servicesAnt extermination
Industry Activities
Bird-proofing servicesExtermination servicesBed bug eradicationFumigation servicesAnt control servicesRodent control services

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