Weight Loss Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Weight Loss Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC S9512 | Aug 2015

Slim growth: External competition and volatile consumer sentiment constrain industry revenue

The Weight Loss Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

According to IBISWorld estimates, 64.6% of Australia's adult population is either overweight or obese. Obesity is now the leading cause of premature death and illness in Australia. Therefore, for both health and cosmetic reasons, there is growing pressure on Australians to take control of their weight. As a result, a significant amount of consumer spending is being directed towards weight loss and health. During 2015-16, Australians are expected to spend $613.6 million on weight-loss counselling services and related low-calorie foods and dietary supplements. This is up 1.2% from the previous year. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 1.1%... purchase to read more

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The Weight Loss Services industry exhibits medium barriers to entry. However, as the industry becomes more integrated and more competitive, barriers to industry entrants grow more prohibitive. While costs involved in the more traditional counselling services sector have historically been moderate, companies now offer services and products across a variety of industry segments. The result is that clients are faced with more appealing offerings from larger players, forcing new companies to compete on price and provide a differentiated service. Further, the growing level of integration is itself a cost barrier, as new companies are faced with the prospect of developing new foods, drinks and supplements, as well as offering personal services... purchase to read more


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What is the Weight Loss Services Industry?

Weight-loss providers include any company offering goods or services specifically promoted as a weight-loss solution. Apart from traditional weight-loss advice and counselling services, companies in this industry offer foods and beverages targeted at those wishing to lose weight. This industry does not include gyms, personal trainers and other exercise-oriented companies.

Industry Products
Individual weight-loss counselling servicesGroup weight-loss counselling servicesFresh and frozen diet mealsDiet shakes, bars, powders and supplementsOther products and services
Industry Activities
Weight loss centre operation (non-medical)Weight loss counselling servicesProvision of low-calorie foods and beveragesSale of products and supplements to assist with weight loss

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