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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Social Assistance

Overview: the U.S. Social Assistance Industry

This report provides answers to key questions about the industry:
What is the total market size (industry revenue)?

This report shows the total market size for the Social Assistance industry, comprised of total revenues of both public and private companies over the last five years (2012-2017), current year (2018) estimates, and outlook to 2022.

What is the industry outlook?

The industry Outlook and Forecasts show how the Social Assistance industry is heading over the next five years (2018-2022). Market forecasts account for historical growth, cyclical changes, and general economic outlook.

Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?

The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Social Assistance, year-by-year from 2012-2017.

Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?

Forecasts for 2018-2022 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Social Assistance companies.

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What is the average company size in the industry?

The average number of employees and average revenue for a typical Social Assistance company is charted over time for the last five years to the present.

How many companies are in the industry?

Track how many companies compete in the Social Assistance industry, and how the number of companies has changed over the past five years.

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Social Assistance: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2013        2014        2015        2016        2017        2018*
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2018* 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Social Assistance industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Child Day Care Services

Social Assistance Services For Immigrants And Refugees

Food, Clothing, And Related Assistance Services (Include Social Assistance Related To Donated Household Goods And Food Such As S

Shelter And Related Assistance Services (Include Homeless Shelters.)

Training Services Related To Social Assistance

Pre-Primary Grade Instructional Programs (Include Preschool Programs Combined With Child Day Care.)

Outpatient Rehabilitation Services For Substance Abuse

Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, And Families

Adoption Services

Foster Care And Guardianship Arrangement Services

Counseling And Information Services For Children, Youth, And Families

Other Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, And Families

Children And Youth Recreational Programs

Social Assistance Services For Elderly And Disabled Adults

Social Assistance Services For The General Population, Excluding Children, Youth, Families, And Elderly And Disabled Adults

Counseling And Information Services, Excluding Children, Youth, Families, And Elderly And Disabled Adults

Social Assistance Services For The General Population, Excluding Children, Youth, Families, And Elderly And Disabled Adults - Vo

Other Social Assistance Services, Excluding Children, Youth, Families, And Elderly And Disabled Adults

Emergency Relief Services

Membership Services

Resale Of Merchandise

All Other Receipts

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Government

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Private

Investment Income, Including Interest And Dividends

Gains (Losses) From Assets Sold (Report Losses By Including A Dash Prior To The Dollar Amount.)

All Other Revenue

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Social Assistance company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Social Assistance industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Social Assistance measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Other Management Occupations 6%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Community and Social Service Occupations 16%
Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 16%
Counselors 5%
Rehabilitation Counselors 9%
Social Workers 7%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 6%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 7%
Social and Human Service Assistants 6%
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 16%
Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers 10%
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers 9%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 9%
Other Education, Training, and Library Occupations 14%
Teacher Assistants 13%
Teacher Assistants 13%
Healthcare Support Occupations 7%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 6%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 6%
Home Health Aides 5%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 7%
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 5%
Building Cleaning Workers 5%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 35%
Other Personal Care and Service Workers 33%
Childcare Workers 11%
Childcare Workers 11%
Personal Care Aides 20%
Personal Care Aides 20%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Material Moving Workers 5%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Social Assistance Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

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  • Welbe Health raises $15 million in funding. - 02/02/2017
  • Cardon Healthcare Network raises $3 million in funding. - 09/03/2015

  • Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $940,036,292 on Social Assistance. It has awarded 4,573 contracts to 1,758 companies, with an average value of $534,719 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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