Cafes and Coffee Shops in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Cafes and Coffee Shops Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4511b | Jun 2014

Brewing up business: Australia's strong coffee culture supports revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Cafes and Coffee Shops market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cafes and Coffee Shops industry has grown dramatically over the past five years, owing much of its success to Australia's love for quality coffee. With the influx of European immigrants after World War II and the emergence of popular European-style cafes, a strong and vibrant coffee culture has developed across the nation. This love for coffee supported industry demand through the global economic downturn and has fuelled growth over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 5.3% over the five years through 2013-14. This includes a forecast increase of 3.7% in 2013-14, to $4.2 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Over the past five years, cafes and coffee shops have grown in both number and diversity. The industry has moved further into restaurant territory, going beyond standard hot drinks and cafe snacks to provide more gourmet meals. Industry products can be broadly segmented into coffee, other beverages and food.


Coffee is the largest segment in the industry and has increased as a share of revenue over the past five years. The majority of customers visit cafes or coffee shops to purchase coffee, particularly outside of lunch hours. Niche and independent coffee houses tend to differentiate themselves based on the quality of their coffee. As a result, the type of coffee beans used, the strength and the style of preparation can vary significantly across operators... purchase to read more


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What is the Cafes and Coffee Shops Industry?

The industry consists of cafes and coffee shops serving food and beverages for customers on premises. The industry excludes takeaway food services, restaurant and catering services, theatre restaurants and establishments that primarily offer the sale of alcohol for consumption on and off premises.

Industry Products
CoffeeOther beveragesFood
Industry Activities
Cafe operation including BYO, licensed, BYO and licensed and unlicensed establishmentsCoffee shop operation

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