Cinemas in Australia - Market Research Report

Cinemas industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 12.4%

The Cinemas industry is in a state of flux. Cinema operators face intense competition from other sources of entertainment, such as video streaming services, and from internet film piracy. Additionally, slow growth in discretionary income and volatile consumer sentiment have contributed to difficult trading conditions for cinema operators. In response, industry firms have tried to differentiate the cinema experience from other forms of entertainment. Operators have upgraded projectors and sound systems to digital and 3D, while focusing on unique and luxury product offerings, such as new 4DX cinemas. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $1.8 billion. This includes expected...
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Cinemas industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Conditions are forecast to improve for operators in the Cinemas industry over the next five years. The industry is projected to benefit from stronger growth in household discretionary income, positive consumer sentiment and increased expenditure on recreational and cultural activities. Furthermore, initial reports indicate that attempts by the Federal Government to curb internet piracy have so far proven successful. However, industry operators are still expected to face significant competition from other sources of entertainment, including subscription video on demand (SVOD) services. The legal and illegal downloading of video content via the internet is likely to continue to pose the greatest threat to industry operators. In response, operators will...
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Cinemas industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 522
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 12,646

Biggest companies in the Cinemas industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Cinemas in Australia industry include Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited, Auholdco1 Pty Limited, Village Roadshow Limited and Reading Entertainment Australia Pty Limited.

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What is Cinemas industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily engage in leasing retail property.

Industry Products and Services

  • Regional retail premises
  • Sub-regional retail premises
  • CBD retail premises
  • Neighbourhood retail premises
  • Large format retail premises
  • Strip retail premises
  • Standalone retail premises
  • Other retail premises

Industry Activities

  • Retail property renting or leasing (as owner or leaseholder)
  • Retail building renting or leasing (as owner or leaseholder)

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Industry Definition

The Cinemas industry includes companies that are involved in screening commercial motion pictures from film or videotape. The industry includes independent and chain operators, and single-screen and multi-screen multiplexes.

Main Activities

  • Cinema operation
  • Drive-in theatre operation
  • Film or video festival operation
  • Motion picture screening and theatre operation
  • Newsreel theatre operation
  • Multiplex cinema operation

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Discretionary income represents the amount of income available for discretionary purchases, such as going to cinemas, after accounting for essential expen...
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Real household discretionary income
Internet subscribers
Consumer sentiment index
Average weekly hours worked

Current Performance

New innovations
Broader content
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Online competition
Services innovation
 Table: Cinemas in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Cinemas in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Advertising Services in Australia
Consumers in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling in Australia
Liquor Wholesaling in Australia
Motion Picture and Video Production in Australia
Motion Picture and Video Distribution in Australia



Products & Services

Cinema operators earn income through the screening of films, and through other complementary services such as selling food and beverages. Over the past fi...
People aged 35 to 44
People aged 25 to 34
People aged 45 to 54
People aged 14 to 24


Demand Determinants

Cinema attendance demand is driven by pricing, the type of film being shown, cinema quality, and the comfort, location and ease of access to the cinema co...
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Major Markets

People aged 35 to 44
People aged 25 to 34
People aged 45 to 54
People aged 14 to 24



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cinemas in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

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Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Cinemas industry displays high market share concentration, with the top four operators expected to account for over 70% of industry revenue in the cur...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Cinemas in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited (EHEL), formerly Amalgamated Holdings Limited, is a publicly listed firm that derives most of its revenue from c...
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Event Hospitality & Entertainment

 Table: Event Hospitality & Entertainment - financial performance

Hoyts

 Table: Hoyts - financial performance

Village Roadshow

 Table: Village Roadshow - financial performance

Reading Cinemas

 Table: Reading Cinemas - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Cinemas industry is moderately capital intensive. For every dollar invested in labour, an estimated $0.32 will be spent on capital costs in the curren...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cinemas 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 Cinemas 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

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

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