Welcome to your regular compass through the dynamic landscape of the climbing industry. In each update, we distill global climbing stats, unraveling the trends, innovations, and economic currents shaping the indoor climbing industry.

Brace yourself for an exclusive sneak peek into upcoming stats, including the number of climbing gyms in Australia, new builds in 2023, and the fascinating dynamics of rope vs boulder climbing preferences. Explore closures, expansions, and industry growth worldwide. We’ll be updating this post monthly with new stats for different regions and climbing markets.

Australian Statistics

Published: 6th of February, 2024 – by Tristan McCool

We compared the Australian Burea of Statistics population data from June 2023 and compared it with our January, 2024 market research data of climbing gyms across Australia. From this data, we’ve been able to work out the distribution of gyms across states and assess the per-state population average in relation to the number of gyms. Through these metrics, we can calculate the opportunity levels for gyms in each state. Check out our infographic below to see how each state stacks up:

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