Gyms & Fitness Centres in the UK: Market Research Report

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Gyms & Fitness Centres Market Research Report | SIC R93.130 | Jun 2015

Working out: Buoyant consumer conditions encourage people to spend on membership

The Gyms & Fitness Centres 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.

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Market Share of Companies
David Lloyd Leisure Ltd David Lloyd Leisure Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gyms and Fitness Centres industry ran into trouble in relatively recent times. Challenging economic conditions caused some gym goers to cancel their gym membership or opt to exercise independently at no cost. Other gym goers have traded down to a new breed of budget gyms, which do not require long-term contracts and charge less because they only offer basic services. As a result, a number of established players suffered from falling membership numbers and have been forced to sell or close gyms. Meanwhile, newer budget operators have done well, attracting the investment to finance further expansion in the next five years. IBISWorld expects industry revenue to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.3% over the five years through 2015-16... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle with industry value added estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.6% over the 10 years through 2020-21. This compares with average GDP growth of 2.1% over the same period. After a long period of growth, the industry faltered as difficult economic conditions led people to cancel memberships and visit gyms less frequently. The industry has consolidated recently, with some major companies expanding their market share by buying up smaller chains and independent gyms.

There is now a wide range of gyms and health clubs offering a great diversity of services and membership options that cater to individual needs... purchase to read more


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What is the Gyms & Fitness Centres Industry?

Operators in this industry provide fitness facilities, specifically gyms and health clubs. These organisations typically provide services on a membership basis, and benefits include the use of exercise equipment and weights, personal training, group classes and other club facilities.

Industry Products
Weights and exercise machinesGroup fitness classesPersonal training
Industry Activities
Gym and health club operationProvision and running of fitness and bodybuilding clubs and facilities

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