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Weight Loss Services in the US: Market Research Report

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

Weight Loss Services Market Research Report | NAICS 81219a | Aug 2016

Weighing in: An increasing number of health-conscious consumers will benefit the industry

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the past five years, the Weight Loss Services industry has contended with many budget-conscious consumers curbing their demand for weight loss services. For example, many individuals have implemented do-it-yourself fitness and dietary regimens, cutting into demand for weight loss services. However, over the next five years, the industry is expected to rebound from the previous five-year period. As more health-conscious individuals become aware of how weight loss plays an integral role in health and overall wellness, industry revenue will grow. Further benefiting industry revenue, many physicians and health insurance providers will promote weight loss as a form of preventive care in order to lower healthcare costs... 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.


The Southeast has the largest share of weight loss companies in the country, with about 23.9% of total establishments. This is in line with the region’s share of the population at 25.6%, according to the latest Census data. Florida alone accounts for 7.8% of industry 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
Meeting feesInternet feesIn meeting product 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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