Recreation: United States

This report forecasts US personal consumption expenditures (PCE) on recreation services in US dollars to 2020. Total spending is segmented by service in terms of: gambling, amusement parks and related services, clubs and participant sports, live entertainment, spectator sports, movie theaters, and museums and libraries.

To illustrate historical trends, total PCE and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines services, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute services when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each service segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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