Beer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Beer Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -1.1%

The Beer Manufacturing industry has undergone a moderate revenue decline over the past five years. Consumer preferences have changed, and competition has increased from both internal and external sources, while per capita alcohol consumption has declined. Cider and spirits are making up an increasing share of alcohol consumption, as beer consumption falls. However, premiumisation trends in beer consumption have somewhat mitigated the negative effects of declining per capita alcohol consumption. Consumers are increasingly shifting away from traditional beers, such as Victoria Bitter, to higher priced premium and craft beers. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 1.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to $4.4 billion....
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Beer Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Beer Manufacturing industry revenue is forecast to increase over the next five years. Growing demand for higher-priced premium and craft beers is anticipated to contribute to revenue growth, offsetting declines in per capita alcohol consumption. Product premiumisation trends are projected to continue. Consequently, the industry's major players will likely increase their presence in the craft beer segment. Internal and external competition is projected to increase over the next five years due to growth in enterprise numbers, supermarkets' private-label beer offerings and the Cider Production industry. Industry revenue is projected to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Supermarkets Supermarkets are for...
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Beer Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 565
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,017

Biggest companies in the Beer Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Beer Manufacturing in Australia industry include ABI Australia Holding Pty Ltd and Lion Pty Ltd.

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What is Beer Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms brew, package and distribute beer. Industry producers generally package beer in kegs, bottles or cans, and sell it to bars, wholesalers and retailers. The industry does not include production of non-alcoholic beer.

Industry Products and Services

  • Full-strength traditional beer
  • Mid-strength beer
  • Light beer
  • Premium beer
  • Low-carbohydrate beer
  • Craft beer

Industry Activities

  • Beer manufacturing, excluding non-alcoholic beer

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms brew, package and distribute beer. Industry producers generally package beer in kegs, bottles or cans, and sell it to bars, wholesalers and retailers. The industry does not include production of non-alcoholic beer.

Main Activities

  • Beer manufacturing, excluding non-alcoholic beer

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The Liquor Retailing industry is an important market for beer manufacturers, accounting for the largest proportion of beer sold at the consumer level in A...
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Demand from liquor retailing
Demand from pubs, bars and nightclubs
Per capita alcohol consumption
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Craft beers
Industry structure
Foreign-label brands
Competition and profitability
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Premium and craft beer
Competition
 Table: Beer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia
Liquor Wholesaling in Australia
Liquor Retailing in Australia
Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia
Hotels and Resorts in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing in Australia
Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia
Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing in Australia



Products & Services

Mainstream full-strength lagers have traditionally dominated the Beer Manufacturing industry in Australia. However, consumer preferences have shifted to f...
Retailers
Other markets




Demand Determinants

Several factors determine demand for industry products. Changes in real household discretionary income, price and health consciousness all affect demand f...
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Major Markets

Retailers
Other markets





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

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Beer Manufacturing industry is highly concentrated. The two major brewers, Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) and Lion, are expected to account for over...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

ABI Australia Holding Pty Ltd, trading as Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), is a foreign-owned proprietary company that generates revenue from manufacturi...
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Carlton & United Breweries

 Table: Carlton & United Breweries - financial performance

Lion

 Table: Lion - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Beer Manufacturing industry exhibits moderate capital intensity. Most industry operations, such as brewing and packaging, are automated using capital-...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Beer Manufacturing 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 Beer Manufacturing 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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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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