US sales of private contractual security services will rise 4.9 percent annually through 2014. Guarding and alarm monitoring will remain the largest segments while pre-employment screening, systems integration and management, and consulting will grow the fastest. The residential market will outpace nonresidential uses.
This study analyzes the $49.8 billion US private security service industry. It presents historical demand data (1999, 2004, 2009) and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by type (e.g., guarding, alarm monitoring, private investigation, correctional facilities, armored transport, systems integration and management, security consulting, pre-employment screening), market (e.g., nonresidential, residential) and US region.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry players, including Tyco International, Securitas and G4S.