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UNESCO Institute for Statistics: New release of cinema data

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) Data Center has been updated to include the results of the 2009 biennial survey on the global cinema industry, including key indicators designed to help measure diversity in film production.

More precisely, the following indicators and data are now available:

  • Average national film production;
  • Indoor cinemas per capita (per 1,000,000 inhabitants);
  • Screens per capita (per 100,000 inhabitants);
  • Frequency of attendance per capita;
  • Average ticket price in USD;
  • Top 10 movies;
  • Language of production.

Additional resources are also available: a fact sheet on the linguistic diversity of feature films, an analysis of the 2010 UIS Survey on Feature Film Statistics and the latest cinema indicators in the data center.