Theater Admissions - Estimates for June 2017

Estimates for June 2017

Total attendance (million admissions)

2017

2016

change 2017/2016 (%)

January

16.57

16.74

-1.0

February

24.89

26.01

-4.3

March

19.38

19.69

-1.6

April

19.26

18.33

+5.1

May

12.93

14.20

-9.0

June

11.91

11.93

-0.1

semester

104.94

106.88

-1.8

rolling year (July n-1 to June n)

211.12

210.91

+0.1

Source : CNC

According to the last estimates by the CNC, admissions in film theatres reached 11,91 million in June 2017, and thus was stable compared to June 2016 (-0,1 %).
Over the six first months of 2017, cinema admissions totaled 104,94 million (1,8 % more than over the first semester of 2016).
Over the last 12 months, theater attendance reached 211,12 million (+0.1 compared to the 12 months preceding June 2016).

The market share of French Films was 36.3% over the six first months of 2017 (38.5% over January-June 2016) and the market share of American Films amounted to 50.6 % (52.6 % over January-June 2016). Over the last 12 months, the market share of French film was 34.6%, while American films captured 51.4% and others films represented 14.0% of the market.

Market shares (%)

French Films

American Films

Other films

 

2017

2016

2017

2016

2017

2016

semester

36.3

38.5

50.6

52.6

13.1

8.9

rolling year (July n-1 to June n)

34.6

36.6

51.4

53.7

14.0

9.7

Source : CNC

 

stimates 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 estimates.

Paris, July 5th 2017
CNC
Research and statistics Department