Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “2008 Worldwide Spectator Sports Industry Report” report to their offering.

The 2008 Worldwide Spectator Sports Industry report is the leading annual publication that describes the industry in over 45 countries. The report provides the most current and accurate estimates of the sales, employment and establishments in the industry.

With over 100 pages, the report features:

– 2008 establishments, employment and sales totals

– 2009 forecast establishments, employment and sales totals

– 5-year trend establishments and sales totals

– Industry financial ratios such as sales per employees, sales per establishment and employees per establishment

– 2007 establishments and sales totals for this industries minor industries

– Industry definitions and descriptions

Executive Summary:

Industry Definition

NAICS 71121: Spectator Sports . This industry comprises (1) sports teams or clubs primarily participating in live sporting events before a paying audience; (2) establishments primarily engaged in operating racetracks; (3) independent athletes engaged in participating in live sporting or racing events before a paying audience; (4) owners of racing participants, such as cars, dogs, and horses, primarily engaged in entering them in racing events or other spectator sports events; and (5) establishments, such as sports trainers, primarily engaged in providing specialized services to support participants in sports events or competitions. The sports teams and clubs included in this industry may or may not operate their own arena, stadium, or other facility for presenting their games or other spectator sports events.

Related Industries:

– Fitness Clubs

– Golf Courses and Country Clubs

– Weight Loss Centers

– Fitness Equipment Manufacturing

U.S. Census Categories:

– NAICS 71121 “ Spectator Sports is: 87% comparable to SIC 7941 “ Sports Teams & Clubs


– Sports clubs, managers, and promoters

– Soccer club

– Professional and semi-professional sports clubs

– Stadium event operator services

– Baseball club, professional and semi-professional

– Boxing and wrestling arena

– Basketball club

– Sports field or stadium operator, promoting sports events

– Football club

– Manager of individual professional athletes

– Ice hockey club

– Sports promotion

Key Topics Covered:

Countries covered:

– Argentina

– Australia

– Austria

– Belgium

– Brazil

– Canada

– Chile

– China

– Colombia

– Czech Republic

– Denmark

– Egypt

– Finland

– France

– Germany

– Greece

– Hungary

– India

– Indonesia

– Iran

– Ireland

– Israel

– Italy

– Japan

– Malaysia

– Mexico

– Netherlands

– New Zealand

– Norway

– Pakistan

– Philippines

– Poland

– Portugal

– Russia

– Saudi Arabia

– Singapore

– South Africa

– South Korea

– Spain

– Sweden

– Switzerland

– Taiwan

– Thailand

– Turkey

– United Kingdom

– United States

– Venezuela

Appendix: Definitions & Terms

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