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International comparisons

Top 50 countries ranked by number of feature films produced, 2005–2010

Archived May 2014

Australia was no. 26 in the world in 2010 in terms of the number of feature films produced, up from no. 27 in 2009.

Rank
(2010)
Country Number of feature films produced1
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1 India 1,041 1,016 1,164 1,325 1,288 1,274
2 US 699 673 909 716 734 754
3 China 260 330 402 406 456 526
4 Japan 356 417 407 418 448 408
5 France 240 203 228 240 230 261
6 Spain 142 150 172 173 186 201
7 South Korea 87 110 124 113 139 152
8 Italy 98 116 121 154 131 141
9 Germany 103 122 122 125 150 119
9= UK 131 134 117 111 144 119
11 Russian Federation 160 200 200 220 101 96
12 Argentina 60 60 80 90 98 88
13 Indonesia 50 60 77 85 102 81
14 Brazil 90 142 117 90 94 76
15 Philippines 58 56 47 58 70 73
16 Mexico 53 65 70 70 66 69
17 Turkey 30 39 43 51 68 65
18 Hong Kong 55 51 50 53 70 54
19 Netherlands 24 29 26 32 36 45
19= Austria 24 32 32 28 34 45
21 Sweden 54 51 28 23 41 43
22 Poland 29 37 31 40 48 42
23 Taiwan 17 24 30 36 32 38
23= Malaysia 20 28 28 28 27 38
23= Finland 13 14 17 18 25 38
26 Czech Republic 20 22 17 38 33 37
26= Australia 29 32 30 34 32 37
28 Belgium 28 30 58 64 51 31
28= Denmark 41 20 24 26 28 31
30 Norway 19 19 22 23 27 27
31 Switzerland 47 50 76 58 46 25
31= Egypt 23 40 42 45 40 25
31= Chile 15 16 10 22 24 25
34 South Africa 11 10 15 14 24 23
35 Hungary 26 28 41 24 27 22
35= Portugal 16 19 15 21 23 22
37 Ireland 12 12 14 22 20 21
38 Romania 20 18 11 9 18 19
39 Greece 16 21 20 23 25 18
40 Morocco 12 15 10 10 12 17
41 Israel 12 16 18 15 20 16
42 Venezuela 5 9 8 16 10 15
43 Singapore 8 10 11 14 16 14
44 Croatia 5 8 9 9 13 12
44= Colombia 14 14 14 14 10 12
46 Bulgaria 4 7 13 10 11 11
47 Iceland 3 4 4 5 12 9
48 Slovakia 5 3 10 11 18 8
49 Uruguay n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 9 6
50 Estonia 4 8 10 5 7 4

Source: Screen Digest, June 2005, June 2006, July 2007, July 2008, July 2009 and July 2010. IHS Screen Digest, November 2011.

Notes:
Countries where the number of films produced was identical have been given a shared ranking.
1. Includes co-productions.
n.a. Data not available.
Due to subsequent adjustments published in Screen Digest, some figures do not match previously published data. This includes significant revisions to US figures made by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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