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Weight Loss Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Weight Loss Services Market Research Report | NAICS 81219a | Jun 2014

Weighing in: New markets will drive demand, but increasing competition will temper growth

IBISWorld’s Weight Loss Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
56,726
Businesses
29,904
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the past five years, the Weight Loss Services industry tightened its belt, as low disposable income caused many consumers to curb demand for weight loss services. However, as the number of overweight and obese Americans continues to rise, demand for weight loss services will increase as well. In addition, growing awareness of the preventive role of weight loss has increased demand for industry services, with the goal of addressing health ailments such as diabetes, heart disease and other health problems. Therefore, in the five years to 2019, favorable increases in consumers' per capita disposable income, coupled with the growing prevalence of overweight or obese individuals, will propel revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of weight loss companies is dependent on population levels in particular regions, as well as obesity rates and disposable income levels.

Southeast

The Southeast has the largest share of weight loss companies in the country, with about 25.0% of total establishments. This is in line with the region's share of the population at 25.4%, according to the latest Census data. Florida has the highest share of industry establishments, estimated at 7.9% of total establishments. The Southeast is also the region with the highest rates of obesity. Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma all have obesity rates over 30.0%, according to information from the CDC. As such, there is a greater demand for the industry's services in this region... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Weight Loss Services Industry?

Companies in this industry provide nonmedical services to clients and assist these individuals with losing or maintaining a desired weight. Services typically include individual or group counseling, menu and exercise planning, and weight and body measurement monitoring. Industry operators may also sell food supplements and other weight-reduction products. This industry does not include fitness centers, health resorts and spas, or medical or surgical weight-reduction services.

Industry Products
Weight loss servicesMerchandise sales
 
Industry Activities
Operating nonmedical weight loss centersIndividual or group counseling for weight lossDiet workshopsSelling food supplements and other weight reduction productsMenu and exercise planningWeight and body measurement


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