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The IHRSA Asia-Pacific Health Club Report

This 2015 report provides a comprehensive examination of the health club industry in the Asia-Pacific region. This product is a PDF download. (Sponsored by Precor and compiled in collaboration with Deloitte)

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This research publication, which is sponsored by Precor and was produced in cooperation with Deloitte China, focuses on the health club industry in 13 markets in the Asia-Pacific region, containing profiles of leading club companies as well as analyses of the competitive landscape, fitness trends, and an economic overview for all markets observed.

These 13 markets in the Asia-Pacific region combine to serve 17 million members at more than 28,000 health clubs, according to the report. Total revenues for the region are an estimated US$14.3 billion. The report shows room for growth as the average market penetration rate for the region is 3.8%. Australia and New Zealand lead all Asia-Pacific markets in penetration rate at 14.8% and 11.4%, respectively.

“While Australia and New Zealand have the highest penetration rates in the Asia-Pacific at 14.8% and 11.4%, respectively, the overall average penetration rate in the region is 3.8%, signifying room for growth. Namely, opportunities for the fitness industry abound in the global economic powerhouses of China and India, which have penetration rates of 0.4% and 0.12%, respectively.”

The report is divided into the following sections:

  • Asia-Pacific Market Overview: This section summarizes topline statistics, including club count, number of memberships, market size, penetration rates, and market potential per market;
  • Market Reports: This part contains an in-depth examination of markets in the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia, China, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand;
  • Appendix: For more details on sources consulted, definitions & abbreviations, and exchange rates applied, refer to this section;
  • Company Profiles: This section provides a snapshot of leading club companies in the Asia-Pacific region.