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State of industry report: fitness sector worth £3.92bn

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The market value of the UK's fitness sector has been estimated at £3.92bn - an increase of 1.5 per cent from the year before.

According to the 2013 State of the Fitness Industry Report from The Leisure Database Company (TLDC), the industry has experienced improved growth in the last twelve months with increases of 2 per cent in the number of fitness facilities and a 4.5 per cent rise in the number of members.

The sector is still expanding despite the economic slowdown. Since 2009, the fitness industry has grown its total market value by 4 per cent, the member base by 8.3 per cent and the number of fitness facilities by 3.9 per cent.

David Minton, director of TLDC, said: "Despite another year of economic slowdown the fitness industry is continuing to stand strong with both private and public fitness sectors showing record numbers of members, fitness facilities and total market value with the UK penetration rate hitting an all time high of 12.6 per cent".

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The market value of the UK's fitness sector has been estimated at £3.92bn - an increase of 1.5 per cent from the year before.
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