Theater Admissions in France: April 2016

admissions (in million)

2016

2015

change 2016/2015 (%)

January

16.70

16.78

-0.5

February

25.94

22.54

+15.1

March

19.63

17.54

+11.9

April

18.38

17.96

+2.3

First 4 months

80.65

74.83

+7.8

From May 2015 to April 2016

211.11

208.23

+1.4

Source : CNC.

According to the last estimates made by the CNC, admissions in theaters reached 18.38 million in April 2016, up from 17.96 million in April 2015 (+2.3%).

For the first four months of 2016, admissions totalled 80.65 million, a rise of 7.8% compared with the same period in 2015.

Over the past twelve months, estimated admissions totalled 211.1 million, a rise of 1.4% compared with the same period in 2015.

French Films market share in April 2016 was 40.4% of total admissions. US features shared 52.1% of total admissions. Over the past twelve months, French films market share was 36.2%, 53.3% for American films and 10.4% for other films.

 

Market shares (%)

French films

American films

Other films

 

2016

2015

2016

2015

2016

2015

First 4 months

40.4

38.7

52.1

47.3

7.5

14.0

From May 2015 to April 2016

36.2

41.0

53.3

46.8

10.4

12.2

Source : CNC.

 

Figures in red are estimations.

Paris, May 4th 2016

Centre national de la cinématographie et de l’image animée
Direction des Etudes, des Statistiques et de la Prospective