Over one third of cinema screens worldwide fall into the larger multiplex category of cinemas with nine to 15 screens, the most popular grouping by number of screens, according to new research from IHS analysing data from 110,000 screens globally.
- Western Europe has the largest share of screens that are non-multiplex
- The majority of screens in Central and South America are found in larger multiplex cinemas (9 to 15 screens)
- Israel has the highest relative proportion of screens in the 16 screens or more category followed by the USA
List of tables and charts:
- Cinemas distribution by number of screens by world region
- Territories ranked by proportion of screens held in cinemas with 16 or more screens
- Territories ranked by provision of larger multiplex screens (9 to 15 screens)
- Territories ranked by number of non-multiplex screens
- Distribution of cinemas by number of screens: China
- Distribution of cinemas by number of screens: USA
- Leading multiplex territories by distribution of screens
Number of pages: 5
Number of charts and tables: 7
Associate Director/Principal Analyst, Cinema, OMDIA
Charlotte is an Associate Director at OMDIA, focusing on the global cinema business and an expert on digital and technology market trends.