Contract cleaning is a mature and highly fragmented market. It is one of the most competitive of all the contracted-out sectors.

If you are considering our Contract Cleaning Market Report but need to know if it contains the right information for you, here are our 5 key facts straight from the editor:

  1. Cleaning and hygiene services often form part of a total facilities management contract, typically comprising around 15% of the total contract value.
  2. Cleaning is one of the most competitive of all contracted-out sectors.
  3. The commercial office sector is the largest sector of the contract cleaning market, accounting for just under half of total value.
  4. Almost 90% of the firms competing in the industry employ less than 10 individuals.
  5. In terms of the distribution of cleaning products and equipment, direct sales now account for 15% of the market.


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