Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report

Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.6%

A range of factors have influenced operators in the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry over the past five years. Declining per capita alcohol consumption has constrained industry revenue growth over the period. In addition, increased regulation for gaming machines and nightclub operation has put pressure on the industry. Pubs with gaming machines are also facing rising competition from online gambling companies. Limited gambling expenditure in industry establishments and falling per capita alcohol consumption have reduced industry-wide profitability over the past five years. Despite these issues, the shift towards the rising consumption of premium, higher priced alcoholic beverages and food options has supported industry operators. Industry revenue i...
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Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry is anticipated to continue facing several challenges over the next five years. Per capita alcohol consumption is projected to fall further over the period. In addition, regulation of gaming facilities is set to tighten. Industry operators are anticipated to respond to changing consumer trends by offering high-quality food and beverages. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $XX.X billion. Demand drivers Tourism activity in Australia is projected to strongly grow and boost demand for the industry over the next five years, especially for operators with establishments in tourist hotspots such as Surfers Paradise in Queensland. In addition...
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Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $18bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 7,444
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 78,673

Biggest companies in the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia industry include Woolworths Group Limited.

  • pie_chart Woolworths Group Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry?

Industry Definition

The industry consists of specialised retailers that sell fish, shellfish and molluscs. This seafood can be sold in a natural chilled state, filleted, smoked, salted, curried or in ready-to-eat meals to be cooked at home. The industry excludes retail sales of seafood by mass retailers, such as supermarkets.

Industry Products and Services

  • Fish
  • Crustaceans
  • Molluscs
  • Salted, smoked and cured seafood
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Fish retailing
  • Seafood retailing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators sell alcoholic beverages for consumption either on the premises (e.g. bars) or off the premises (e.g. drive-through bottle shops). Industry venues sometimes also provide food service, live entertainment, and gaming and betting facilities.

Main Activities

  • Operating licensed bars
  • Operating licensed hotels and pubs
  • Operating licensed nightclubs
  • Operating licensed wine bars

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Changes to real household discretionary income affect expenditure on discretionary items. During periods of high discretionary income growth, consumers te...
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Real household discretionary income
Per capita alcohol consumption
Per capita gambling expenditure
Population aged 18 and older

Current Performance

Profitability
Gambling
Changing industry landscape
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Positive trends
Challenges

constrain growth
 Table: Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Tea, Coffee and Other Food Manufacturing in Australia
Beer Manufacturing in Australia
Wine Production in Australia
Spirit Manufacturing in Australia
Liquor Wholesaling in Australia


Products & Services

The Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry's revenue is primarily derived from liquor sales for on-premises consumption, gambling and meal services. The indus...
Consumers aged 25 to 44
Consumers aged 18 to 24
Consumers aged 65 and over



Demand Determinants

A range of factors influence demand for pubs, bars and nightclubs, including product range, discretionary income, the availability of gambling facilities ...
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Major Markets

Consumers aged 25 to 44
Consumers aged 18 to 24
Consumers aged 65 and over




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry has low market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for substantially less than 40% of r...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Woolworths Group Limited is Australia's leading grocery retailer, operating over 1,000 stores across the country. Along with supermarket retailing, Woolwo...
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Woolworths

 Table: Woolworths - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital costs in 2018-19, an estimated $10.19 ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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