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World rankings

Number of feature films produced and key cinema data, 2008–2014

Next update July 2016


Based on reporting territories, in 2014 Australia ranked no. 10 in the world in terms of box office, no. 2 for average ticket price, no. 12 for the number of admissions, no. 3 (equal with New Zealand) for the average admissions per capita and no. 12 for the number of screens.

2014

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 35 873.0 11.10 78.6 3.3 2,041
China 618 4,821.0 5.80 830.0 0.6 24,607
France 258 1,770.0 8.50 209.0 3.2 5,653
Germany 234 1,300.0 10.70 121.7 1.5 4,637
India 1,966 1,500.0 0.60 1,900.0 2.0 11,139
Italy 201 798.0 8.00 99.3 1.6 n.a.
Japan 615 1,700.0 10.70 161.1 1.3 3,364
New Zealand 9 141.6 9.50 14.9 3.3 408
North America 707 10,400.0 8.20 1,270.0 3.6 43,265
Poland 46 231.0 5.70 40.5 1.1 986
Russian Federation 123 1,150.0 6.50 176.1 1.2 3,829
South Africa 23 75.7 n.a. n.a. n.a. 757
South Korea 248 1,490.0 6.90 215.1 4.3 2,281
Spain 224 695.0 7.90 87.4 1.9 3,694
Turkey 108 300.0 4.90 61.4 0.8 2,483
UK 223 1,740.0 11.20 157.5 2.4 3,909

Source: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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2013

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 27 1,060.0 12.90 82.0 3.5 2,057
China 638 3,540.0 5.80 612.0 0.4 18,195
France 270 1,660.0 8.60 193.7 2.9 5,587
Germany 236 1,360.0 10.50 129.7 1.6 4,610
India 1,724 1,600.0 0.60 1,978.0 2.2 11,265
Italy 167 858.3 8.00 105.7 1.8 3,750
Japan 591 2,000.0 12.80 155.9 1.2 3,318
New Zealand 11 n.a. n.a. 14.8 n.a. n.a.
North America 738 10,900.0 8.10 1,340.0 4.0 42,814
Poland 31 210.2 5.80 36.3 0.9 1,259
Russian Federation 139 1,340.0 7.50 177.1 1.2 3,479
South Africa 25 90.8 2.44 37.4 0.7 n.a.
South Korea 207 1,420.0 6.60 213.3 4.2 2,184
Spain 235 669.4 8.60 77.0 1.7 3,908
Turkey 87 265.8 5.30 50.4 0.7 2,243
UK 323 1,690.0 10.20 165.5 2.6 3,867

SSource: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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2012

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 32 1,165.0 13.60 85.9 3.8 1,997
China 745 2,740.0 5.80 470.0 0.3 13,118
France 279 1,677.0 8.20 203.6 3.2 5,508
Germany 241 1,327.0 n.a. 135.1 n.a. 4,617
India 1,602 1,600.0 n.a. 2,641.0 n.a. 11,065
Italy 166 782.0 8.60 102.6 1.5 3,227
Japan 554 2,400.0 15.80 155.2 1.2 3,290
New Zealand 12 n.a. n.a. 14.6 n.a. n.a.
North America 728 10,800.0 n.a. 1,358.0 3.9 42,803
Poland 42 218.4 n.a. 38.5 n.a. 1,200
Russian Federation 109 1,204.0 7.70 156.9 1.1 3,100
South Africa 19 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
South Korea 204 1,310.0 6.70 194.9 3.9 2,081
Spain 182 785.0 8.40 94.2 2.0 3,998
Turkey 67 234.2 5.30 43.9 0.6 2,093
UK 356 1,868.0 10.10 172.5 2.8 3,817

Source: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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2011

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 22 1,130.0 13.30 85.0 3.8 1,991
China 588 2,030.0 5.50 370.0 0.3 9,286
France 272 1,910.0 4.50 217.2 3.4 5,464
Germany 205 1,334.0 9.80 129.6 1.7 4,640
India 1,255 1,470.0 n.a. 2,640.0 n.a. 10,020
Italy 155 968.0 8.70 112.1 1.8 3,227
Japan 441 2,300.0 15.70 144.7 1.1 3,339
New Zealand 14 n.a. n.a. 14.2 n.a. n.a.
North America 818 10,186.0 7.90 1,285.0 3.7 42,390
Poland 35 243.3 5.70 38.7 1.0 1,048
Russian Federation 111 1,156.0 7.10 159.5 1.2 2,726
South Africa 24 57.2 2.60 22.4 0.4 865
South Korea 186 1,110.0 n.a. 159.8 3.1 1,974
Spain 200 877.2 9.20 98.3 2.1 4,040
Turkey 70 238.7 5.60 42.3 0.6 1,968
UK 354 1,670.0 9.70 171.6 2.7 3,767

Source: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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2010

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 42 1,030.0 11.23 92.4 4.1 1,994
China 526 1,501.0 n.a. 290.0 n.a. 6,256
France 261 1,740.0 8.38 207.1 3.3 5,465
Germany 193 1,218.0 9.62 126.6 1.6 4,699
India 1,274 1,350.0 0.50 2,641.0 2.5 10,020
Italy 141 1,055.0 8.55 120.6 2.1 3,217
Japan 408 2,500.0 14.42 174.4 1.4 3,412
New Zealand 8 n.a. n.a. 15.3 n.a. n.a.
North America 795 10,579.0 7.89 1,341.0 4.1 42,380
Poland 46 232.6 6.21 37.5 1.0 1,048
Russian Federation 133 1,006.0 6.37 155.9 1.2 2,424
South Africa 23 67.5 n.a. n.a. n.a. 857
South Korea 152 992.0 7.00 147.1 2.9 2,003
Spain 201 876.6 8.63 101.6 2.2 4,080
Turkey n.a. 266.8 6.50 41.1 0.6 1,968
UK 373 1,528.0 9.03 169.2 2.7 3,671

Source: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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2009

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 38 848.4 9.29 90.7 4.2 1,989
China 456 906.3 3.43 264.0 0.2 4,726
France 230 1,720.0 8.53 201.4 3.1 5,470
Germany 219 1,357.0 9.28 146.3 1.8 4,734
India 1,288 1,860.0 0.51 2,777.0 2.4 10,070
Italy 133 940.1 8.46 98.9 1.9 3,208
Japan 448 2,200.0 13.00 169.3 1.3 3,396
New Zealand 8 n.a. n.a. 15.3 n.a. n.a.
North America 751 10,600.0 7.50 1,415.0 4.3 41,861
Poland 49 218.1 5.57 39.2 1.0 1,048
Russian Federation n.a. 735.7 5.31 132.3 1.0 2,133
South Africa 22 53.2 2.10 25.7 0.5 846
South Korea 138 854.4 5.58 157.0 3.2 2,055
Spain 186 928.5 8.48 110.0 2.4 4,082
Turkey n.a. 198.0 5.37 36.9 0.5 1,780
UK 324 1,472.0 8.49 173.5 2.8 3,696

Source: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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2008

Country Number produced1 Box office
(US$ millions)
Average ticket price
(US$)
Admissions
(millions)
Average admissions per capita No. screens
Australia 39 810.0 9.34 84.6 4.0 1,980
China 406 606.0 n.a. 210.0 n.a. 4,097
France 240 1,680.0 8.79 190.2 3.1 5,418
Germany 185 1,170.0 8.99 129.4 1.6 4,810
India 1,325 1,840.0 0.58 3,691.0 2.4 10,120
Italy 155 947.8 8.45 99.3 1.9 3,141
Japan 418 1,883.0 11.73 160.5 1.3 3,359
New Zealand 7 n.a. n.a. 15.4 n.a. n.a.
North America 773 9,635.0 7.18 1,341.0 4.5 39,476
Poland 45 227.1 6.72 33.8 0.9 1,043
Russian Federation n.a. 800.0 6.70 118.5 0.9 1,886
South Africa 14 52.3 0.54 26.1 2.0 836
South Korea 113 880.0 5.89 150.8 3.0 2,004
Spain 173 910.7 8.41 107.8 2.4 4,140
Turkey n.a. 231.4 6.01 38.5 0.6 1,575
UK 278 1,575.4 9.51 164.2 2.7 3,661

Source: Marche du Film: Focus – World Film Market Trends 2009–2015

Notes:
Where available, figures are updated on an ongoing basis therefore there may be some discrepancies with previously published data.
1. Figures for Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa show the number of national first-release films. Australian figures based on Australian financial year.

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