Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report

Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.5%

The Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry has steadily grown over the past five years due to the continuing popularity of Australian sport. Steady growth in spectator sport participation has driven attendances at major sporting events and club memberships. Ongoing sport participation has also benefited operators of local and regional amateur sports clubs. In addition, greater discretionary income over the past five years has provided consumers with more money to spend on watching and participating in organised sport. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $3.4 billion. This includes expected growth of 1.2% over the current year. Several of the newer professional s...
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Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry's growth is projected to remain steady over the next five years, as several new expansion teams have been planned, offsetting the decline in sport participation. In addition, rising spectator sport participation and ongoing corporate sponsorships are expected to continue driving industry growth. Higher distributions from the governing bodies on the back of new broadcast deals are also likely to contribute to growth. However, drug scandals, match fixing allegations and other controversies have the potential to threaten the industry's long-term performance. Revenue and profitability Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $X.X billion. Ri...
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Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 1,718
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 16,895

Biggest companies in the Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry

The Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry?

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry primarily operate individual sports clubs and physical recreation clubs that provide sporting or physical recreation opportunities to participants or entertainment for spectators. The industry also includes professional athletes.

Industry Products and Services

  • Professional sports club operation
  • Individual professional athletes
  • Amateur sports club operation
  • Community physical recreation club operation
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Football club operation
  • Rugby club operation
  • Cricket club operation
  • Golf club operation
  • Hockey club operation
  • Netball club operation
  • Soccer club operation
  • Other sports club operation
  • Competing in individual professional sporting events

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry primarily operate individual sports clubs and physical recreation clubs that provide sporting or physical recreation opportunities to participants or entertainment for spectators. The industry also includes professional athletes.

Main Activities

  • Football club operation
  • Rugby club operation
  • Cricket club operation
  • Golf club operation
  • Hockey club operation
  • Netball club operation
  • Soccer club operation
  • Other sports club operation
  • Competing in individual professional sporting events

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Membership payments and ticket sales are key sources of revenue for professional sports clubs. An increase in spectator sport participation generally lead...
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Spectator sport participation
Sport participation
Demand from media buying agencies
Demand from social clubs

Current Performance

Industry structure
Ownership
Doping controversy
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Structural changes
Potential threats
 Table: Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers in Australia






Key Selling Industries

General Insurance in Australia
Advertising Agencies in Australia
Sports Instructors in Australia
Sports and Recreation Facilities Operation in Australia



Products & Services

Professional sports clubs, professional athletes, amateur sports clubs and community physical recreation clubs are the main operators in the industry. Pro...
Consumers aged 15 to 24
Consumers aged 35 to 44
Consumers aged 45 to 54
Consumers aged 55 to 64
Consumers aged 65 and over

Demand Determinants

Demand for the Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry relies heavily on attendance numbers and price of club memberships. Substitute services can a...
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Major Markets

Consumers aged 15 to 24
Consumers aged 35 to 44
Consumers aged 45 to 54
Consumers aged 55 to 64
Consumers aged 65 and over


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry is characterised by a low and steady level of market share concentration. The large number of sporting c...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs industry is characterised by a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid as wages, an estimated $0.06...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

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Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs 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)

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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