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The 2019 IHRSA Global Report

This annual report provides the most comprehensive overview of health club markets worldwide, making it a must-have resource for industry insiders, including club operators, investors, market analysts, and other professionals. This product is a PDF download.

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In 2018, health club membership topped 183 million users around the globe. Industry revenue totaled an estimated $94 billion in 2018, and the club count exceeded 210,000 facilities. Leading markets continued to show growth in the Americas and Europe.

“Steady growth was recorded in 2018 in key markets around the globe. It’s safe to say the industry is on pace to reach its goal of 230 million health club members worldwide by 2030.”

Kristen Walsh, Associate Publisher

IHRSA - Boston

The report is divided into four sections:

  • The "Industry Overview" section details the industry's performance in 2018, along with analysis and insights from industry experts and leading club operators.
  • The "Industry Research" section includes data on revenue, number of facilities and number of club members for nearly 70 markets. For the U.S. market, there is a breakdown of data for the number of health clubs by state and infographic insights for consumer growth and member visits.
  • The "Company Profiles" section highlights approximately 300 leading health club companies from around the world.
  • The "Supplier Profiles" section features fitness equipment manufacturers and suppliers.