3. More than 25,000 health clubs, gyms, and studios serve the Asia-Pacific fitness industry.
The total number of health and fitness centers in 14 Asia-Pacific markets exceeded 25,000 in 2017, led by South Korea, home to 6,950 facilities. Japan and India were third with 4,950 and 3,813 locations, respectively.
4. The average member penetration rate in the Asia-Pacific is 4.28%.
Although the average member penetration rate was 4.28% in 2017, the rate varies widely across the 14 markets observed in the report. Australia and New Zealand led the way at a respective 15.3% and 13.6%.
On the other hand, Indonesia and India had the lowest penetration rates. Only 0.18% of the Indonesian population belong to a health club, while only 0.15% of Indians are health club members.
5. The Asia-Pacific health club industry can be categorized into three market tiers.