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Amusement Parks and Centres Operation in Australia: Market Research Report

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Amusement Parks and Centres Operation Market Research Report | ANZSIC R9131 | Nov 2016

Tragedy strikes: The accident at Dreamworld is expected to hinder growth in the current year

IBISWorld’s Amusement Parks and Centres Operation 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Growth in the Amusement Parks and Centres Operation industry has generally been positive over the past five years. This has been due to real household discretionary income growth and growth in domestic tourist visitor nights and international tourist visitor nights. Amusement parks have also offered discounts to attract new customers and gain repeat business, which has contributed to industry growth over the period. Despite this, competition from substitute entertainment industries and services, such as sports and online content, has put pressure on industry operators and reduced profit margins. Furthermore, an accident at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, QLD in October 2016, which resulted in the death of four people, is likely to cause visitor numbers to decline due to safety concerns... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle with general growth in revenue and value added (the industry's contribution to national GDP). Despite some adverse weather conditions in key areas, the closure of some amusement arcades, the Dreamworld tragedy in October 2016, and discounting to attract visitors, the industry has expanded over the past five years due to increased tourism and higher industry investment. Industry investment will be key to cementing visitor interest and growth over the next five years. Industry value added is expected to increase at an annualised 2.2% over the 10 years through 2021-22, which is lower than the projected national GDP growth over the same period (2.6%)... 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.

Industry Products
AdmissionsRidesFood and beveragesMerchandiseCoin-operated machinesOther products and services
Industry Activities
Amusement park operationsTheme park operationsWater park operationsIndoor rock climbing operationsAmusement 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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