Restaurants in Australia: Market Research Report

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Restaurants Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4511a | Mar 2015

Meal ticket: Busier lifestyles boost demand for restaurants

IBISWorld’s Restaurants market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 for the Restaurants industry over the past five years, helping it to bounce back from a low point during the global financial crisis. 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 diminishing 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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry in the Restaurants industry are low. This is indicated by the high rate of entries and exits of establishments in the industry. Low initial capital outlays and low industry concentration play a significant role in reducing barriers to new entries. New restaurateurs can enter the market with minimal set-up costs by leasing premises, equipment, furniture and settings. In addition, there is no formal qualification required to operate in the industry, although experience and training in hospitality are desirable and can assist profitability.

Low industry concentration means new entrants can acquire market share relatively easily and quickly without being encumbered by dominant major players... 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 diningMid-range diningLow-cost dining
Industry Activities
BYO restaurant operationLicensed restaurant operationBYO and licensed restaurant operationUnlicensed restaurant operation

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