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Cinemas in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Cinemas Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5513 | Nov 2016

Rolling out the red carpet: The industry has focused on premium offerings to increase revenue

IBISWorld’s Cinemas market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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. However, increases in household discretionary income and expenditure on recreation and culture over the past five years have helped offset competition from internet downloads. Industry firms have upgraded projectors and sound systems to digital and 3D, and responded to intense competition through diversification and product innovation. For example, major players have focused on offering a premium cinema experience, boosting average ticket prices. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.7 billion. This includes projected growth of 1.1%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry revenue is naturally distributed according to the share of population. IBISWorld expects the eastern seaboard states of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland command about 78.0% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Significant investment in suburban and, to some extent, major regional centres have occurred over the last few years. This is changing the face of the industry in terms of screen location and generating revenue. A shift is evident from small country cinemas, where significant consolidation of theatres occurred, to multiplexes that are more likely located in suburban areas rather than central business districts due to ease of access... purchase to read more


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What is the Cinemas Industry?

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.

Industry Products
Film screeningsFood and beveragesScreen advertisingOther products and services
Industry Activities
Cinema operationDrive-in theatre operationFilm or video festival operationMotion picture screening and theatre operationNewsreel theatre operationMultiplex cinema operation

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