Amusement Parks and Centres Operation in Australia: Market Research Report

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Amusement Parks and Centres Operation Market Research Report | ANZSIC R9131 | Sep 2014

Less than thrilling: Adverse weather conditions have constrained industry revenue growth

The Amusement Parks and Centres Operation 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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Amusement Parks and Centres Operation industry has been on a roller-coaster ride propelled by bumpy economic conditions, some adverse weather conditions and heavy discounting over the past five years to attract new customers. Consumer spending has been under pressure from high housing costs, while competition from substitute entertainment industries and services, such as sports and online content, has been putting pressure on industry operators and reducing margins and profit.

The industry is sensitive to factors that cause changes to domestic entertainment spending and international visitor arrivals. Domestic trips by tourists have increased at a steady rate in the past five years, while international tourist numbers have also grown... purchase to read more

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Capital-to-labour intensity measures the amount of labour used in the provision of services by the industry compared with capital costs. In the absence of official data, depreciation and wage costs from the industry's cost structure are used as proxies for capital and labour, respectively. In 2014-15, depreciation is estimated to account for 10.1% of industry revenue, with wages estimated to make up for 37.6%. These show that for every dollar spent on capital costs, approximately $3.73 will be required for labour costs during the year. This indicates that the industry has a medium capital intensity level.

Operators in the industry are increasingly using casual and permanent part-time employees, which are estimated to account for about two-thirds of total employees... purchase to read more


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What is the Amusement Parks and Centres Operation Industry?

Amusement or theme parks offer attractions such as mechanical rides, water slides, games, shows and theme exhibits. They also lease venue space for other businesses to operate attractions or provide services (such as selling food) on a concession basis. Amusement arcades, centres or parlours are permanently located within a venue and offer many coin-operated games, such as pinball. Similar firms operate a limited number of amusement machines and rides in shopping centres and fairgrounds.

Industry Products
AdmissionsRidesFood and beveragesMerchandiseCoin-operated machines
Industry Activities
Amusement park operationsTheme park operationsWater park operationsHeritage theme park operations (not original or with historical artefacts)Amusement and video game arcade centre operationsAmusement machines or rides concession operationsChildren's fun centre operationsGo-kart centre or track operationsMini-golf operationsObservation deck and tree walk operations

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