The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has released its annual global report, and it shows great promise for the fitness industry.
According to The 2017 IHRSA Global Report: The State of the Health Club Industry, global health club revenue reached $83.1 billion in 2016. The report also showed that 162.1 million members visited 201,000 facilities last year.
The United States leads the global market with the greatest number of facilities and members. The number of U.S. members has increased by 26% since 2009. Brazil is the runner-up in club count, while Germany has the second-highest number of members. Overall, the U.S. holds the largest share of revenue, claiming $27.6 billion in 2016.