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Entertainment & Media Industry Overview

 

Amount

Unit

Date

Source

Total U.S. Communications & Media Spending

1.4

Tril. US$

2014

VSS

U.S. Advertising Revenues (estimate)

168.0

Bil. US$

2014

Magna

Global Media Suppliers Advertising Revenue (estimate)

521.6

Bil. US$

2014

Magna

Global Media Suppliers Advertising Revenue (forecast)

536.0

Bil. US$

2015

Magna

PRINT MEDIA

U.S. Magazine Advertising Revenues, PIB Measured Magazines

19.7

Bil. US$

2013

PIB

Total Daily Newspapers, U.S.

1,382

 

2011

NAA

Total Daily Newspaper Circulation, U.S.

44.4

Mil.

2011

NAA

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

23.6

Bil. US$

2013

NAA

Net Revenues of U.S. Book Publishers

27.0

Bil. US$

2013

AAP

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

27

%

2013

AAP

TELEVISION

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

1,953

 

Jan-15

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.

10,785

 

Jan-15

FCC

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

4,793

 

Jan-15

FCC

Album Sales, U.S.*

120.9

Mil. Units

2014

Nielsen

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

44.5

%

2014

Nielsen

Global Digital Music Revenues

5.9

Bil. US$

2013

IFPI

Digital Music as a Percent of Global Music Sales

39

%

2013

IFPI

Satellite Radio Subscribers, U.S.

25.60

Mil.

2013

Sirius XM

FILM

U.S./Canada Box Office Revenues

10.9

Bil. US$

2013

MPAA

Global Box Office Revenues

35.9

Bil. US$

2013

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.

18.2

Bil. US$

2013

DEG

ELECTRONIC GAMES

Computer & Video Game Sales, U.S.

159.8

Mil. Units

2013

STA

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

21.2

Bil. US$

2013

NPD

OTHER

Wireless Subscriptions, U.S.

335.7

Mil.

Dec-13

CTIA

Wireless Penetration, U.S.

104.3

%

Dec-13

CTIA

Number of iPhones Sold, Worldwide

169.2

Mil.

2014

STA

Number of iPads Sold, Worldwide

68.0

Mil.

2014

STA

Cell Phone Subscriptions, Worldwide (estimate)

6.915

Bil.

May-14

ITU

Internet Users, Worldwide (estimate)

3.00

Bil.

2014

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

99.8

Mil.

Dec-14

PRE

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

229.1

Mil.

Dec-14

PRE

*Includes CDs, Cassettes, LPs, Digital Albums; **Hardware and software.  VSS = Veronis Suhler Stevenson; 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; STA = Statista: The Statistics Portal; NPD = NPD Group; CTIA = CTIA, The Wireless Association;  ITU = International Telecommunication Union; AGA = American Gaming Association.

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