Sport – A Key Wellness Thematic?

The sports economy is driven by secular trends and continues to develop rapidly throughout the world.

Key Points

  • The sports economy is driven by fast-growing sectors and professions at the cutting edge of innovation. The market is growing rapidly and is worth over USD 1.100bn.*
  • There is a growing awareness of the benefits of sport for health and well-being. Regular exercise could add 3 years of life expectancy and improve productivity by 6 to 9%.**
  • The number of people practising sport is expected to increase from 2.7bn to 3.5bn by 2025*.
* Source: Marketsandmarkets 2021
** Source: MEDEF – CNOSF 2020

Written in January 2021.

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