Join the 2024 State of the Escape Room Industry Survey!

We invite all escape room owners with physical locations and in-person games to participate in the 3rd edition of our industry-wide survey. Your insights are crucial in understanding current trends, challenges, and opportunities within our community.

Why Participate?

Identify industry challenges and trends.

Help new owners make informed decisions.

Inspire solutions for current problems.

Support academic research and publications.

Shape the future of the escape room industry.

Learn how peers navigate the landscape.

Foster growth for new and established businesses.

What to Expect?

Quick and Engaging

Takes about 15 minutes.

Valuable Questions

Designed to provide collective industry insights.

Previous Surveys:

Interesting Stats from 2022 Survey: (Verified)

353 escape room owners from around the world.

3 in 5 escape rooms struggle with creating durable room elements.

1 in 2 face challenges with balancing puzzle difficulty.

1 in 3 businesses identify marketing and tech/automation issues as biggest business challenge.

Mystery, Happy Fantasy, and Historical Fantasy were the top three themes.

Be an adventurer and Escape an unpleasant place continue to be most popular concepts.

3 out of 10 escape rooms have live actors in their games.

Unlimited hint systems became a common feature in escape rooms to boost the player experience.

Maintenance and upgrades typically consume 12.09% of escape room revenue.

🙏 And this would not have been possible without our valued contributors. Your participation is essential in driving innovation and growth for the entire escape room industry.

Let’s work together to make a positive impact! 🚀

Thank you for being an integral part of this initiative!


Unfiltered access to raw data from the survey (No personal information will be shared)

Option to stay anonymous.

Immediate access to the full report, as soon as it is available.

Mention & link to your website from the contributor list. (Great SEO Value)

You’ve read till this far, this is a true sign of your commitment to the industry. If you are an Escape Room owner or manager, we would love to have you participate in this effort to make escape rooms more popular and mainstream.

Spread the Word

Not an escape room owner? You can still help! Share this survey within your network—every new participant broadens the scope and accuracy of our findings.