Double elimination: Waning enthusiasm and available leisure time among consumers has limited the industry's growth

The Paintball Fields industry's growth, which was considerable early in the five years to 2017, has gradually slowed. The industry initially benefited from renewed consumer disposable income early on in the period, as well as a general surge in the sport's popularity. Changes in economic trends have been a key source of opportunity for the industry. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an even slower rate than the previous five-year period. Continued improvements in consumer confidence and increasing consumer spending rates will likely play an important role in the industry's continuing pursuit of attracting new amateur and professional players to the sport...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing levels of disposable income have created a resurgence in interest for paintball
  • The slight decline in the number of adolescents aged 10 to 19 may signal trouble for the industry
  • Interest in the sport among amateur players appears to be steadily falling
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Paintball Fields industry has experienced growth over the past five years, although this growth has slowed recently. The industry often experiences brief periods of revenue fluctuation due to both declining levels of consumer discretionary income and overall declines in the amount of readily available leisure time. While this has not been the case over the past five years, industry revenue has nevertheless been slowing. With per capita disposable income growing at an annualized rate of 1.6% during the five-year period and consumer leisure time falling an annualized 0.4%, IBISWorld estimates industry revenue will grow at a fairly strong annualized 4.1% to $2.7 billion over the five years to 2017. This growth will include an estimated 1.1% r...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Paintball Fields Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Paintball Fields Industry are

  • Easy access for clients
  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • Business expertise of operators
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer Confidence Index in the Paintball Fields industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Paintball Fields Industry?

    This industry includes establishments that provide recreational paintball and other amusement services. Paintball is a sport in which players compete, either in teams or individually, to eliminate opponents by hitting them with gelatin capsules containing water soluble dye (i.e. paintballs) propelled from paintball guns.

    Industry Products
  • Woodsball
  • Scenario paintball
  • Speedball
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating woodsball, speedball, scenario and other paintball fields
  • Renting paintball equipment and safety gear
  • Selling food and beverages
  • Providing additional arcade games
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Number of adolescents aged 10 to 19

  • Current Performance
  • Fewer paintballers, slowing opportunities
  • Discouraged consumers
  • Growing profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing conditions
  • A shot of hope
  • Profit, establishments, employment and wages
  • Table: Paintball Fields Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Paintball Fields Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Confectionery Wholesaling
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing
  • Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Vending Machine Operators

  • Products & Services
  • Speedball
  • Scenario paintball
  • Woodsball
  • Other
  • Chart: Paintball Fields Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 17 and younger
  • Consumers aged 18 to 24
  • Consumers aged 40 and older
  • Consumers aged 30 to 39
  • Consumers aged 25 to 29
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Paintball Fields Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Paintball Fields

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Paintball Fields Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Paintball Fields 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 Paintball Fields Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Time spent on leisure and sports (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A plastic tube that transports air from the ASA to the valve of a paintball gun.
  • Paintball
  • A gelatin shell capsule that contains water-soluble dye.
  • Paintball Markers
  • Also called paintball guns, paintball markers are the main piece of equipment used in paintballing from which the paintballs are shot.
  • Scenario Paintball
  • A form of paintball that generally requires a basic theme and includes a storyline for realistic and life-like situations and objectives.
  • Speedball
  • A paintball game, also called tournament paintball, which is played in venues or arenas in which spectators can easily view the game.
  • Woodsball
  • A form of paintball, also called recball, bushball or hillball, generally played in the woods.
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