Industry Statistics Entertainment & Media Business Statistics Analysis

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Entertainment & Media Industry Overview

 

Amount

Unit

Date

Source

Total U.S. Communications & Media Spending

1.455

Tril. US$

2016

VSS

U.S. Advertising Revenues (estimate)

166.2

Bil. US$

2015

Magna

Global Media Suppliers Advertising Revenue (estimate)

513.0

Bil. US$

2015

Magna

Global Media Suppliers Advertising Revenue (forecast)

539.7

Bil. US$

2016

Magna

PRINT MEDIA

U.S. Magazine Advertising Revenues

9.3

Bil. US$

2015

Magna

Total Daily Newspapers, U.S.

1,150

 

2015

PRE

Total Daily Newspaper Circulation, U.S.

35.0

Mil.

2015

PRE

U.S. Newspapers Advertising Revenues

14.0

Bil. US$

2015

Magna

Net Revenues of U.S. Book Publishers

28.0

Bil. US$

2014

AAP

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

22

%

2014

AAP

TELEVISION

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

1,860

 

Nov-15

FCC

Cable, Satellite and Telco TV Subscribers, U.S.

100.4

Mil.

Q2-15

SNL

RADIO & MUSIC

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

10,867

 

Nov-15

FCC

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

8,317

 

Nov-15

FCC

Album Sales, U.S.*

116.1

Mil. Units

Q2-15

Nielsen

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

46

%

Q2-15

Nielsen

Global Recorded Music Revenues

14.9

Bil. US$

2014

IFPI

Digital Music as a Percent of Global Music Sales

46

%

2014

IFPI

Satellite Radio Subscribers, U.S.

29.0

Mil.

Q3-15

Sirius XM

FILM

U.S./Canada Box Office Revenues

10.8

Bil. US$

2015

MPAA

Global Box Office Revenues

36.4

Bil. US$

2014

MPAA

Number of Cinema Locations, U.S.

5,856

 

2014

NATO

Number of Movie Screens, U.S.

39,956

 

2014

NATO

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

17.8

Bil. US$

2014

DEG

ELECTRONIC GAMES

Global Computer & Video Game Sales

91.5

Bil. US$

2015

Newzoo

omputer & Video Game Sales, U.S.

22.0

Bil. US$

2015

Newzoo

OTHER

Wireless Subscriptions, U.S.

355.4

Mil.

Dec-14

CTIA

Wireless Penetration, U.S.

110.0

%

Dec-14

CTIA

Number of Smartphones Sold, Worldwide

329.7

Mil.

2015

Gartner

Number of Tablets Sold, Worldwide

233

Mil.

2015

Gartner

Cell Phone Subscriptions, Worldwide (estimate)

>7

Bil.

2015

ICI

Internet Users, Worldwide (estimate)

3.2

Bil.

2015

ITU

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

37.9

Bil. US$

2014

AGA

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

103.8

Mil.

Dec-15

PRE

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

265.9

Mil.

Dec-15

PRE

*Includes CDs, Cassettes, LPs, Digital Albums.  VSS = Veronis Suhler Stevenson; PRE = Plunkett Research Estimate; Magna = Magna Global (an Interpublic Group company); 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; ; CTIA = CTIA, The Wireless Association; ICI = IC Insights; ITU = International Telecommunication Union; AGA = American Gaming Association.

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