Theater Admissions - Estimates for January 2017

Total attendance (million admissions) 2017 2016 change 2017/2016 (%)
January 16.64 16.72 -0.4
rolling year (from February n-1 to January n) 212.57 205.28 +3.6

Source : CNC

According to the last estimates by the CNC, admissions in film theatres reached 16.64 million in January 2017, and thus are stable compared to January 2016 (-0.4%). Over the last 12 months, theater attendance reached 212.57 million, which represented a growth of 3.6% compared to the 12 months preceding January 2016.

The market share of French Films was 42.1% in January 2017 (36.8% in January 2016) and the market share of American Films amounted to 50.3 % (51.7% in January 2016). Over the last 12 months, the market share of French film was 36.2%, while American films captured 52.3% and others films represented 11.5% of the market.

 

Market Shares (%) French Films American Films Other films
  2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016
January 42.1 36.8 50.3 51.7 7.6 11.5
rolling year (from February n-1 to January n) 36.2 33.7 52.3 53.7 11.5 12.6

Source : CNC  

Estimates of monthly admissions are reliable within a 5% margin. and accuracy increases with accumulated months. There is less accuracy in the calculation of market shares, which must be considered with caution.

Figures in red are estimations.

Paris, February 2nd 2017
CNC
Research and statistics Department