Theater Admissions in France: May 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

May

14.05

14.29

-1.7

First five months

94.69

89.13

+6.2

From June 2015 to May 2016

210.86

202.84

+4.0

Source : CNC.

According to the last estimates made by the CNC, admissions in theaters reached 14.05 million in May 2016, down from 14.29 million in May 2015 (-1.7%).
For the first five months of 2016, admissions totalled 94.69 million, a rise of 6.2% compared with the same period in 2015.
Over the past twelve months, estimated admissions totalled 210.9 million, a rise of 4.0% compared with the same period in 2015.

French Films market share in the first five months of 2016 was 38.3% of total admissions. US features shared 53.3% of total admissions. Over the past twelve months, French films market share was 35.6%, 54.8% for American films and 9.7% for other films.

Market shares (%)

French films

American films

other films

 

2016

2015

2016

2015

2016

2015

First five months

38.3

38.3

53.3

45.9

8.4

15.7

From May 2015 to April2016

35.6

39.5

54.8

46.7

9.7

13.8

Source : CNC.

 

Figures in red are estimations

Paris. 03rd June 2016

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