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2018 U.S. Spectator Sports Industry-Industry & Market Report

The 2018 U.S. Spectator Sports Industry report, published annually by Barnes Reports, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics.

The report features 2018 current and 2019 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment) nationally and for all 50 U.S. States and over 900 metro areas. Other data include financial ratios, number of firms, payroll, industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including stadium event operator services, sports clubs managers and promoters, and manager of individual professional athletes.



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.

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Users' Guide Industry Definition and Related Industries Industry Establishments, Sales and Employment Trends Other data include financial ratios, Establishments, Firms, payroll Sub-Industries - 2018 Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions) Sub-Industries - 2018 Estimated Number of Establishments Sub-Industries - 2018 Estimated Number of Employees 5-Year Trend - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions) 5-Year Trend - Estimated Number of Establishments 5-Year Trend - Estimated Number of Employees 2018 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Establishments 2018 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions) 2018 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Employees 2019 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Establishments 2019 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions) 2019 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Employees 2018 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Establishments 2018 U.S. States - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions) 2018 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Employees 2019 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Establishments 2019 U.S. States - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions) 2019 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Employees Definitions and Terms

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