Restaurants in Australia: Market Research Report

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Restaurants Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4511a | Nov 2014

Recipe for success: Increased patronage and healthier menus have boosted industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Restaurants market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Changing social trends have fuelled a recovery of the Restaurants industry over the past five years, helping it to bounce back from a low point during the global financial downturn. The industry is expected to post annualised growth of 3.6% over the five years through 2014-15, including a rise of 2.0% during the current year, to total $11.7 billion. Busier lifestyles and the diminishing availability of leisure time have increasingly led consumers to turn to restaurants as a solution. Restaurants have allowed consumers to combine dining with leisure and avoid spending time on food preparation.

Consumer demand for quality food and fine dining experiences has fuelled industry revenue growth over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Restaurants industry is characterised by a low level of market share concentration. The industry is highly fragmented, with a large number of single establishments and owner-operated restaurants. IBISWorld expects that the industry's four largest players account for less than 5.0% of revenue, and this is not expected to change over the next five years. The industry is comprised mainly of small businesses, with the majority employing fewer than 20 people. Very few businesses in the industry employ more than 100 people, with the majority of those that do located in New South Wales and Victoria. Some renowned chefs have successfully built a larger portfolio of restaurants. These establishments benefit from their association with the chef... purchase to read more


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What is the Restaurants Industry?

Establishments in this industry serve food and beverages on the premises, and include licensed restaurants, BYO restaurants, licensed and BYO restaurants, and unlicensed restaurants. The industry excludes companies primarily providing takeaway food services, catering services and theatre restaurants.

Industry Products
Premium diningMiddle-range diningLow-cost dining
Industry Activities
BYO restaurant operationLicensed restaurant operationBYO and licensed restaurant operationUnlicensed restaurant operation

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