The Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry in China has been developing rapidly in recent years, largely due to increasing disposable incomes and health awareness among Chinese consumers. The industry is set to generate $6.91 billion in 2018, with annualized growth of 10.4% from 2013 to 2018.Commercial fitness clubs began to appear in China in the early 1980s. Since then, the national economy has shown soaring development and living standards have greatly improved, which has helped to drive industry growth. Moreover, the number of knowledge workers in China has been growing. As the requirement for physical activity at work fell, more modern and occupational diseases began to affect the health of professionals...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Gyms and fitness clubs are classified into three types according to payment approaches: hotel fitness clubs, membership clubs, and pay-as-you go clubs.Membership clubsMembership clubs are the most common type in the industry and charge dues on an ongoing and automatic basis -- usually monthly or annually. Some clubs provide discounts for long-term membership subscriptions.Most clubs in this segment are branded and have chains in different cities or within different districts in the same city. These clubs are equipped with advanced fitness equipment, comprehensive fitness courses and professional coaches. The general market for this segment is upper- and middle-class consumers. In 2018, membership clubs are expected to contribute 60.0% of industry revenue...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry are

  • Effective product promotion
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • Ability to provide services in diverse locations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Age Group (15-49) and Competition from Substitutes - Offices of All Other Health Practitioners in the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry?

    The Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry in China includes enterprises providing fitness and bodybuilding equipment, space and services. Public sports centers and school stadiums are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Hotel fitness clubs
  • Membership fitness clubs
  • Pay-as-you-go fitness clubs
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating aerobic dance and exercise centers
  • Operating athletic club facilities for physical fitness
  • Operating bodybuilding studios for physical fitness
  • Operating fitness centers, health clubs and gyms
  • Operating swimming pools for physical fitness
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Age Group (15-49)
  • Competition from Substitutes - Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Professional and Scientific Equipment mfg
  • Key Attitudinal Changes - Health and Fitness
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity - Participation in Sport - Fitness Activities

  • Current Performance
    Demand driversProfitability and enterprisesIndustry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Sports Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Membership fitness clubs
  • Pay-as-you-go fitness clubs
  • Hotel fitness clubs
  • Chart: Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 19 to 40
  • People aged 41 to 50
  • People under 18
  • People above 50
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Will's Fitness Company, Haosa Group, Wellness Group, Nirvana Fitness & Spa Club, CSI-Bally Total Fitness,
  • Table: Will's Fitness Company - financial performance
  • Table: Haosa Group - financial performance
  • Table: Wellness Group - financial performance
  • Table: Nirvana Fitness & Spa Club - financial performance
  • Table: CSI-Bally Total Fitness - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Equipment used for aerobic exercise, meant to be used at light to medium intensity for a long period of time, e.g. treadmills, elliptical trainers and stationary bikes.
  • Personal Trainers
  • Individuals who offer one-on-one and small group fitness training. Personal trainers may also provide personalized diet programs.
  • Yoga
  • A physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India.
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