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

1.419

Tril. US$

2015

VSS

U.S. Advertising Revenues (estimate)

172.0

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.

1,150

 

2015

PRE

Total Daily Newspaper Circulation, U.S.

33.0

Mil.

2015

PRE

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, Satellite and Telco TV Subscribers, U.S.

56.4

Mil.

2013

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 Recorded Music Revenues

15.0

Bil. US$

2013

IFPI

Digital Music as a Percent of Global Music Sales

39

%

2013

IFPI

Satellite Radio Subscribers, U.S.

27.3

Mil.

2014

Sirius XM

FILM

U.S./Canada Box Office Revenues

10.4

Bil. US$

2014

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

Global Computer & Video Game Sales

88.4

Bil. Units

2015

Newzoo

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

20.4

Bil. US$

2014

Newzoo

OTHER

Wireless Subscriptions, U.S.

335.7

Mil.

Dec-13

CTIA

Wireless Penetration, U.S.

104.3

%

Dec-13

CTIA

Number of Smartphones Sold, Worldwide 

1.3

Bil.

2014

IDC

Number of Tablets Sold, Worldwide

229

Mil.

2014

Gartner

Cell Phone Subscriptions, Worldwide (estimate)

7.2

Bil.

2014

ICI

Internet Users, Worldwide (estimate)

3

Bil.

2014

ITU

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

38.0

Bil. US$

2013

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; ; CTIA = CTIA, The Wireless Association; IDC = International Data Corp; ICI = IC Insights; ITU = International Telecommunication Union; AGA = American Gaming Association.

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