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Cinemas in Australia: Market Research Report

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Cinemas Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5513 | May 2016

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

The Cinemas market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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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Industry concentration measures the extent to which the top four players dominate an industry. The top four operators in the Cinemas industry are estimated to account for just under 70.0% of industry revenue in 2015-16. This concentration level has increased in the past five years as the industry's three largest players have expanded through new cinema sites, additional screens and growth in food and beverage revenue. However, demand remains strong for independent cinemas, while rural and regional areas are constrained by geographic influences and continue to account for a large proportion of industry revenue.

The medium concentration level largely stems from significant vertical integration within the industry... 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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