Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pest Control industry has experienced robust growth over the past five years, largely due to the rising prevalence of bed bugs. Public concern over these pests has fuelled demand for pest control and extermination services, particularly from hotels and residential customers. Federal and provincial regulations ensure steady demand from commercial clients, which generate a large majority of industry revenue. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue its upward trajectory. During this time, industry operators will likely focus on expanding their residential service lines and transitioning to environmentally friendly solutions... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The pest control industry has grown strongly over the five-year period; as a result, the vast majority of provinces increased their respective number of industry establishments because of robust commercial and residential demand. The only provinces that consolidated during the period were Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Manitoba. Ontario had the fastest growth during the period, with more than 65 new pest control locations established during the period.
Ontario is the largest province, with 38.6% of pest control establishments. Its dominance is largely due to the province's high share of the nation's population; according to the latest data from Statistics Canada, Ontario has 38.5% of the country's population... purchase to read more