Overview

Antisocial: Increasing regulation and strong competition have reduced industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Social Clubs market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth
2011 - 2016
-0.2%
Annual Growth
2016 - 2021
Profit
Employment
61,255
Business
2,914

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Fierce competition among gambling providers, and rising regulatory constraints have constrained revenue growth in the Social Clubs industry over the past five years. Prior to 2010-11, a steady increase in gaming machine numbers and lax legislation provided some support for the industry. However, because the industry derives just under 50% of its revenue from gambling, the introduction of caps on the total number of gaming machines allowed in each club hampered the industry. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline by an annualised 0.2% over the five years through 2015-16, to total $11.3 billion. This includes a decline of 0.3% in 2015-16...

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Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The overall spread of social clubs around Australia largely follows trends in population density. As a result, the industry is concentrated towards the Eastern coastline, with New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria making up the majority of industry establishments. These states have an extensive network of clubs with gaming machines and have developed along with their gaming and liquor licensing laws. These states also earn significantly more revenue than their share of venues suggests because their venues have a higher percentage of gaming machines. Western Australia does not allow gaming machines outside of its casino. As a result, its share of industry revenue is greatly reduced. New..

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Industry Products

What is the Social Clubs Industry?

The industry includes clubs or associations in the gambling, sporting, social (such as RSL clubs) or recreational areas that generate income predominantly from hospitality services. Clubs that mainly provide sporting services, including racing clubs, are not included in the industry. The industry covers both licensed and unlicensed clubs, as well as those that have gambling licences.

Industry Products
Gambling
Liquor sales
Food and other beverage sales
Membership and visitor fees
Sponsorship and fundraising
Rent, leasing and hiring
Industry Activities
Operating clubs with gambling facilities
Operating clubs without gambling facilities

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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