Overview

Changing the stakes: Improving venue experience will help reduce revenue losses

The Social Clubs 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth
2013 - 2018
-0.7%
Annual Growth
2018 - 2023
Profit
Employment
58,817
Business
2,851

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Decreasing per capita alcohol consumption has contributed to industry revenue declines
  • Caps on gaming machines and other regulations have taken their toll on gambling revenue
  • Projected per capita alcohol consumption declines are likely to diminish industry revenue

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Fierce competition among gambling providers and regulatory constraints have reduced revenue for the Social Clubs industry over the past five years. As the industry derives just under 50% of its revenue from gambling, the introduction of tighter state and territorial legislation has hampered the industry over the period. In addition, declining alcohol consumption has negatively influenced liquor sales over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to decrease at an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to $11.3 billion. This includes an anticipated decline of 0.9% in the current year.

    In addition to regulatory threats, the industry has faced intense competition from other licensed venues offering gaming facilities, particularly hotels, pubs and casinos...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Social Clubs industry has faced significant challenges from regulators, and pubs, bars and casinos over the past five years. The industry has also faced increasing competition from online sports betting companies. Meanwhile, liquor sales have been constrained by declining alcohol consumption over the period. Industry revenue is expected to decrease at an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $11.3 billion. This includes an anticipated decline of 0.9% in the current year.

    Government regulations

    The industry is subject to heavy regulation, particularly in relation to gambling. Regulation is generally implemented and enforced at the state level, making the industry complex to navigate for organisations operating across state lines. In ..

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    Additional Insights for the Social Clubs Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Social Clubs Industry are

  • Capacity to objectively assess new investments
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Business expertise of operators
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita gambling expenditure and Real household discretionary income in the Social Clubs industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Social Clubs Industry?

    The industry includes gambling, sporting, recreational and social (such as RSL) clubs or associations 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, and clubs with 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 Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita gambling expenditure
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from pubs, bars and nightclubs
  • Average weekly hours worked

  • Current Performance
  • Government regulations
  • Competition
  • Profitability
  • Club offerings
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Gambling regulation
  • Competition
  • Table: Social Clubs Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Social Clubs Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beer Manufacturing
  • Gaming and Vending Machines Manufacturing
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Liquor Wholesaling
  • Wine Production

  • Products & Services
  • Gambling
  • Liquor sales
  • Food and other beverage sales
  • Other
  • Membership and visitor fees
  • Sponsorship and fundraising
  • Rent, leasing and hiring
  • Chart: Social Clubs Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Gaming machines
  • Government regulations
  • Alcohol consumption trends

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 41 to 54
  • Consumers aged 26 to 40
  • Consumers aged 55 and over
  • Consumers aged 18 to 25
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Social Clubs Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Social Clubs

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Social Clubs Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Social Clubs Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Social Clubs Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Food Service
  • The act of providing food and beverage to club patrons.
  • Poker Machines
  • A gambling machine on which certain combinations of symbols determine a win. Also termed gaming machines, slot machines and pokies.
  • Pre-Commitment Technology
  • Technology on gaming machines that limits either time or money spent gambling.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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