Global health club industry - additional information
In 2014, the global health club industry was worth over 84 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of more than 17 billion U.S. dollars compared to the 2009 figure. This overall growth in the fitness industry is reflected in some of the regional markets. The health club industry revenue in Europe for instance amounted to 35 billion U.S. dollars in 2014 up from 31.37 billion U.S. dollars in 2009. The UK, Germany and Spain are the top three countries in regards to revenue in Europe. The North American health club industry revenue increased from 23 billion U.S. dollars in 2009 to around 26 billion U.S. dollars in 2014, mainly due to the revenues generated in the U.S., which accounted for more than 90 percent of the total.
With 26.8 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2014, the Asia-Pacific region is the third largest region for health clubs. Most of the region’s industry revenue was generated in Japan, followed by Australia, China (Mainland), and South Korea. The health club industry in Latin America generated nearly 6 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2014. Brazil has the largest individual market within the Latin American region. There are over 30,000 fitness centers in Brazil, which in total generated over 2.4 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2014.