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Cinemas in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Cinemas Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5513 | May 2016

Rolling out the red carpet: The industry has focused on premium offerings to increase revenue

IBISWorld’s Cinemas 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cinema industry is in a state of flux. Cinema operators face intense competition from other sources of entertainment, such as video streaming services, and from internet film piracy. Over the past five years, increases in household discretionary income and expenditure on recreation and culture have helped offset competition from internet downloads. Industry firms have upgraded projectors and sound systems to digital and 3D, and responded to intense competition through diversification and product innovation. For example, major players have focused on offering a premium cinema experience, boosting average ticket prices. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $1.7 billion. This includes projected growth of 2.3%... purchase to read more

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The Cinema industry has faced difficult trading conditions over the past five years due to intensifying competition from other sources of entertainment. Consumer investment in home entertainment and the increasing prevalence of video piracy have strengthened external industry competition and put downward pressure on demand. Industry operators have responded by investing in new equipment and experiences to attract patrons back to cinemas. Increases in household discretionary income and expenditure on recreation and culture combined with strong consumer sentiment over the past five years have offered some reprieve for industry firms. Overall, industry revenue fluctuates in line with the release schedule of popular films released in any given year... purchase to read more


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What is the Cinemas Industry?

The Cinemas industry includes companies that are involved in screening commercial motion pictures from film or videotape. The industry includes independent and chain operators, and single-screen and multi-screen multiplexes.

Industry Products
Film screeningsFood and beveragesScreen advertisingOther products and services
Industry Activities
Cinema operationDrive-in theatre operationFilm or video festival operationMotion picture screening and theatre operationNewsreel theatre operationMultiplex cinema operation

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