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Entertainment & Media Industry Overview

 

Amount

Unit

Date

Source

Total U.S. Communications & Media Spending

1.3

Tril. US$

2013

PRE

U.S. Advertising Revenues (estimate)

155.0

Bil. US$

2013

Magna

Global Media Suppliers Advertising Revenue (estimate)

489.6

Bil. US$

2013

Magna

Global Media Suppliers Advertising Revenue (forecast)

521.6

Bil. US$

2014

Magna

PRINT MEDIA

U.S. Magazine Advertising Revenues, PIB Measured Magazines

19.5

Bil. US$

2012

PIB

Total Daily Newspapers, U.S.

1,150

 

2014

PRE

Total Daily Newspaper Circulation, U.S.

40

Mil.

2014

PRE

Annual Newspaper Advertising Revenues, U.S. (Print & Digital)

25.3

Bil. US$

2012

NAA

Net Revenues of U.S. Book Publishers

15.0

Bil. US$

2012

AAP

E-books as a percent of Trade Book Sales, U.S.

20.0

%

2012

AAP

TELEVISION

Licensed TV Stations U.S. (Including Digital & Class A)

1,985

 

Dec-13

FCC

Cable TV Subscribers, U.S.

56.4

Mil.

2012

SNL

Satellite TV Subscribers, U.S.

34.1

Mil.

2012

SNL

RADIO & MUSIC

Full Service FM Radio Stations, Including Educational, U.S.

10,656

 

Dec-13

FCC

Licensed AM Radio Stations, U.S. (Daytime/Unlimited)

4,794

 

Dec-13

FCC

Album Sales, U.S.

316

Mil. Units

2012

Nielsen

Digital Music as a Percent of All U.S. Music Sales

55.9

%

2012

Nielsen

Global Digital Music Revenues

5.6

Bil. US$

2012

IFPI

Digital Music as a Percent of Global Music Sales

34

%

2012

IFPI

Satellite Radio Subscribers, U.S.

25.60

Mil.

Sep-13

Sirius XM

FILM

U.S./Canada Box Office Revenues

10.8

Bil. US$

2012

MPAA

Global Box Office Revenues

34.7

Bil. US$

2012

MPAA

Number of Cinema Locations, U.S.

5,683

 

2012

NATO

Number of Movie Screens, U.S.

39,662

 

2012

NATO

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Media Revenue, U.S.

18.0

Bil. US$

2012

DEG

ELECTRONIC GAMES

New Computer & Video Game Software Retail Sales, U.S.

188

Mil. Units

2012

NPD

Total Consumer Spending in Electronic Game Industry, U.S.*

20.77

Bil. US$

2012

NPD

OTHER

Wireless Subscriptions, U.S.

326.4

Mil.

Dec-12

CTIA

Wireless Penetration, U.S.

102.2

%

Dec-12

CTIA

Number of iPhones Sold during the Fiscal Year ending Sep. 25

150.3

Mil.

2013

Apple

Number of iPads Sold during the Fiscal Year ending Sep. 25

71.0

Mil.

2013

Apple

Cell Phone Subscriptions, Worldwide (estimate)

6.84

Bil.

2013

ITU

Internet Users, Worldwide

2.75

Bil.

2013

ITU

Commercial Casino Revenues, U.S. (not incl. Indian Casinos)

37.34

Bil. US$

2012

AGA

High Speed Internet Subscribers, U.S., Fixed, Home & Business

93.9

Mil.

Dec-13

PRE

High Speed Internet Subscribers, U.S., Mobile, Home & Business

198.8

Mil.

Dec-13

PRE

* Hardware and software.  PRE = Plunkett Research Estimate; Magna = Magna Global (an Interpublic Group company); PIB = Publishers Information Bureau; NAA = Newspaper Association of America; AAP = Association of American Publishers; FCC = Federal Communications Commission; IFPI = International Federation of the Phonographic Industry; MPAA = Motion Picture Association of America; NATO = National Association of Theatre Owners; DEG = Digital Entertainment Group; NPD = NPD Group; CTIA = CTIA, The Wireless Association;  ITU = International Telecommunication Union; AGA = American Gaming Association.

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