Social Clubs in Australia: Market Research Report

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Social Clubs Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4530 | Jul 2015

Roll the dice: Clubs will shift focus to food and entertainment as gambling regulations increase

IBISWorld’s Social Clubs 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Fierce competition among gambling providers and rising regulatory constraints have restrained the Social Clubs industry's revenue growth over the past five years. Prior to 2010-11, a steady increase in gaming machine numbers and lax legislation provided some support for the industry. However, state governments' introduction of caps on the total number of gaming machines allowed in each club hampered revenue growth, as the industry derives the majority of its revenue from gambling. However, industry revenue is still expected to rise by an annualised 2.2% over the five years through 2015-16. This includes a rise of 1.4% during 2015-16, to reach $10.7 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Social Clubs industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four industry operators contributing well under 10% of industry revenue. The industry is characterised by club establishments are mostly focus around one club premises, with few clubs in the industry having more than one premise of operation. The majority of industry establishments are also focused towards the immediate area in which they operate, drawing members and club goers that live within close proximity. As a result, the industry has a low level of ownership concentration with ownership often in the hands of club members... purchase to read more


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What is the Social Clubs Industry?

This report includes clubs or associations in the gambling, sporting, social (such as RSL clubs) or recreational areas that generate income predominantly from hospitality services. Clubs that mainly provide sporting services, including racing clubs, are not included in the industry. The industry covers both licensed and unlicensed clubs, as well as those that have gambling licences.

Industry Products
GamblingFood and beveragesMembership and visitor feesSponsorship and fundraisingTicket sales
Industry Activities
Operating clubs with gambling facilitiesOperating clubs without gambling facilities

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