Cinema Industry in China-Dynamic Market Tracker Q2 2017

October 06, 2017  | Subscribers Only

Xin Zhang Xin Zhang Senior Research Analyst, Cinema
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This is a quarterly Market Tracker for the cinema industry in China. These slides are aimed at giving subscribers to Cinema Intelligence access to the latest data and our thoughts on key trends.


  • Admissions: slowdown in 2016, but still has room for growth
  • Box Office: unexpected deceleration in 2016 after rapid growth in the past decade
  • Screen growth still dynamic in 2016/17 despite the slow down in box office
  • Box office by Tiers: Tiers 3, 4, and 5 cities gain more weight, driven by screen growth
  • Online ticketing:  growing fast driven by low price
  • Investors: the Real Power Behind the Screen Expansion
  • Screens: continue to grow but slowdown in pace, and tiers working down
  • Box office and Admissions: a more stable growth to come

In this report:

Cinema industry, online ticketing, Tiering system, screens, box office, cinema investor, distributor

List of tables and charts:

  • China: quarterly box office revenue (RMB million)
  • China: quarterly admissions (000s)
  • China: admissions and average admissions per head
  • China: box office and growth rate
  • China: screen growth
  • The Tiering system of Chinese cities
  • Box office by Tiers (RMB million)
  • Box office by Tiers %
  • 2016: Tiers by multi-metrics
  • Online ticketing %
  • Key players and its strong backers
  • 2016 online ticketing platforms market share %
  • Exhibitor structure
  • China: Top 10 exhibitors by screens
  • China: Top 10 exhibitors by box office
  • Key Cinema Investors in China 2016
  • Local private distributors 2016
  • Top 10 countries by box office 2016 ($ million)
  • Top 10 countries by screens 2016
  • China: screen growth with forecast
  • Screen Density: room for growth
  • China: box office with forecast (RMB million)
  • China: admissions with forecast (000s)

Number of pages: 30

Number of tables and charts: 22

Xin Zhang

Senior Research Analyst, Cinema

Xin Zhang is a senior research analyst for Cinema at Omdia.

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