LPA Ticket Attendance and Revenue Survey 2013

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Contemporary Music - Revenue and Attendance (2004–2013)

Revenue ($) Growth (%) Total Attendance* Growth (%) Average Ticket Price ($)** Growth (%)
2004 $195,058,791 2,737,873 $77.09
2005 $287,201,319 47.2% 3,924,276 43.3% $83.37 8.1%
2006 $450,855,531 57.0% 5,295,988 35.0% $92.78 11.3%
2007 $503,240,419 11.6% 5,975,561 12.8% $90.49 -2.5%
2008 $389,160,746 -22.7% 4,330,620 -27.5% $101.35 12.0%
2009 $460,443,027 18.3% 4,682,805 8.1% $108.61 7.2%
2010 $659,102,048 43.1% 7,028,235 50.1% $102.78 -5.4%
2011 $539,274,481 -18.2% 5,939,618 -15.5% $103.45 0.6%
2012 $482,180,550 -10.6% 5,484,257 -7.7% $100.27 -3.1%
2013 $628,130,146 30.3% 6,266,137 14.3% $110.50 10.2%

*Based on both paid and unpaid tickets

** Average Ticket Prices are calculated based only on paid tickets

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Contemporary Music - Revenue by State/Territory (2013)

State/Territory Revenue ($) Proportion Industry Share Change From 2012 Attendance Proportion Industry Share Change From 2012
NSW $215,971,625 34.4% -0.2% 2,325,350 37.1% 1.3%
VIC $210,818,386 33.6% 0.9% 1,994,389 31.8% -1.1%
QLD $97,584,546 15.5% 0.8% 890,438 14.2% 1.8%
WA $63,155,966 10.1% -1.4% 600,409 9.6% -1.5%
SA $35,199,943 5.6% 0.8% 366,289 5.8% 0.0%
ACT $4,019,373 0.6% -0.7% 63,694 1.0% -0.4%
TAS $705,054 0.1% -0.2% 14,411 0.2% -0.2%
NT $675,254 0.1% 0.1% 11,157 0.2% 0.1%

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