The security industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Europe. Rising crime levels, new technology, new laws and regulations such as the building safety regulation, working time directive, biometrics in visas, and common standards for physical security equipment is leading to higher demand for security equipment. The industry is expected to benefit from internal market development initiatives and EU enlargement. This report describes the structure and performance of the industry, its key growth determinants, the impact of political, policy and macroeconomic indicators on the industry parameters, and the likely growth path from 2004 to 2008.
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Country Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Executive SummaryIndustry OverviewIntroductionScope and DefinitionsSummary of FindingsCountry Trends and ForecastIndustry Trends and ForecastCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Industry OverviewIndustry OverviewIntroduction to the Industry Global Industry OverviewRegional Overview and Economic ImportanceRegional OverviewEconomic Contribution by IndustryCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Structure of the Industry and Key ParametersIndustry Structure and Major SegmentsIndustry StructureMajor SegmentsKey Industry Parameters and Growth DeterminantsKey Industry ParametersGrowth DeterminantsCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Political Analysis and its Implications Political System in the European UnionEuropean Union InstitutionsDomestic and Global IssuesForeign Policy and International RelationsSummary of Implications for the Economy and IndustryImplications for EconomyImplications for IndustryCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Business Policy Analysis and its ImplicationsEuropean Union: Economic and Business PolicyBrief Historical Account of the Development of the European UnionFiscal Policy: Convergence and ProgressEuropean Union Tax ReformsEU Trade PolicyEU Competition and Investment PolicyEuropean Central Bank: Monetary PolicyIndustrial Policy and RegulationsIndustry RegulationsIndustry PolicySummary of Implications for the Economy and Industry Implications for EconomyImplications for IndustryCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Economic Analysis and its ImplicationsOverview of Economy and Trends and Forecasts for Consumption and InvestmentOverview of the EconomyConsumption and InvestmentTrends and Forecast for External Market and Financial IndicatorsExternal MarketFinancial MarketTrends and Forecast for Labor Market IndicatorsDemography and EmploymentLabor Market RegulationsTrends and Forecast for Prices and GDPPricesGDPSummary of Implications for the Industry ParametersTrends in Growth DeterminantsImplications for the Security IndustryCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Industry AnalysisBiometricsSegment OverviewHandFaceBehavioral BiometricsPhysical SecuritySegment AnalysisIntrusion DetectionCCTVElectronic Access ControlRFIDSegment AnalysisRFID Revenues in the European UnionSecurity/Access End-User Segment in the European UnionIndustry ParametersTotal Industry RevenuesTechnologyPricesEmploymentTradeCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Major Markets within EUFranceCountry BackgroundSecurity IndustryGermanyCountry BackgroundSecurity IndustryItalyCountry BackgroundSecurity IndustryUnited KingdomCountry BackgroundSecurity IndustryOther MarketsBeneluxDenmark and FinlandGreecePortugalSpainSwedenCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, Fact SheetCountry Fact SheetDemography Geography and Infrastructure Economic IndicatorsRegional and Industry Fact sheetRegional Fact Sheet Industry Fact SheetCountry Industry Forecast- European Union Security Industry, ReferencesReferences for Political Policy and EconomyReferences for Political Policy and EconomyReferences for EU Security IndustryReferences for EU Security Industry