The Educational Services sector comprises establishments that provide instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects. This instruction and training is provided by specialized establishments such as schools, colleges, universities and training centers. These establishments may be privately owned and operated for-profit or not-for-profit or they may be publicly owned and operated. They may also offer food and/or accommodation services to their students.
Educational services are usually delivered by teachers or instructors that explain, tell, demonstrate, supervise and direct learning. Instruction is imparted in diverse settings such as educational institutions, the workplace or the home and through diverse means such as correspondence, television, the Internet or other electronic and distance-learning methods. The training provided by these establishments may include the use of simulators and simulation methods. It can be adapted to the particular needs of the students, for example sign language can replace verbal language for teaching students with hearing impairments. All industries in the sector share this commonality of process, namely, labor inputs of instructors with the requisite subject matter expertise and teaching ability.
LARG Industry Reports
Los Angeles Research Group provides six industry reports detailing the Educational Services sector. Each report contains detailed information on output, employment, enterprises, establishments, assets, liabilities and profitability. LARG’s industry reports also provide in-depth information on market share concentrations, business structure (e.g., corporations, sole-proprietorships, partnerships), key economic indicators, supply chain data, debt ratios and new entrant trends, including survivor rates (i.e., percentage of new businesses that last longer than five years).
In addition to LARG’s standardized report information, LARG’s industry reports in the Educational Services sector also provide specialized statistics, including detailed information on customer demographics. For more information on a particular industry, please click on the appropriate industry below.
This sector comprises establishments that provide instruction and training on a wide variety of subjects. These establishments may be privately owned and operated for-profit or not-for-profit, or publicly owned and operated. Sector operators include schools, colleges, universities and training centers.