Cinema - United Kingdom

  • United Kingdom
  • Revenue in the Cinema market is projected to reach US$3.10bn in 2024.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2029) of 3.43%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$3.67bn by 2029.
  • In the Cinema market, the number of viewers is expected to amount to 34.4m users by 2029.
  • User penetration will be 46.9% in 2024 and is expected to hit 49.9% by 2029.
  • The average revenue per viewer is expected to amount to US$97.25.
  • In global comparison, most revenue will be generated in the United States (US$20,980.00m in 2024).

Key regions: Europe, France, Asia, United Kingdom, Germany

 
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Analyst Opinion

The Cinema market in United Kingdom has experienced significant growth in recent years, driven by changing customer preferences, emerging trends in the market, and local special circumstances. Customer preferences have shifted towards a more immersive and experiential cinema experience.

Moviegoers are seeking out theaters that offer comfortable seating, state-of-the-art sound and visual technology, and a wide range of food and beverage options. This trend has led to the rise of luxury cinemas and premium theater experiences, where customers can enjoy a high-quality viewing experience in a luxurious setting. Additionally, there is a growing demand for alternative content such as live screenings of theater performances, concerts, and sporting events, which has further contributed to the growth of the cinema market.

Trends in the market have also played a significant role in the development of the cinema market in United Kingdom. One notable trend is the increasing popularity of event cinema, where cinemas screen live events such as opera performances, music concerts, and sporting events. This trend has attracted a new audience to cinemas and has provided an additional revenue stream for theater operators.

Another trend is the growing adoption of digital cinema technology, which has improved the quality of the viewing experience and allowed for the screening of a wider range of content. The digitization of cinema has also enabled the distribution of films through online platforms, providing consumers with more options for accessing movies. Local special circumstances have contributed to the growth of the cinema market in United Kingdom.

The country has a strong tradition of film production and has produced many internationally acclaimed films and filmmakers. This has created a vibrant film culture and a high level of interest in cinema among the population. Additionally, the United Kingdom has a large and diverse population, which has created a strong demand for a wide range of films catering to different tastes and interests.

This has resulted in a thriving cinema industry that caters to a diverse audience. Underlying macroeconomic factors have also played a role in the development of the cinema market in United Kingdom. The country has a strong economy and a high disposable income, which has allowed consumers to spend more on leisure activities such as going to the cinema.

Additionally, the growth of international tourism in United Kingdom has contributed to the demand for cinema experiences, as tourists seek out cultural and entertainment activities during their visits. In conclusion, the cinema market in United Kingdom has experienced significant growth due to changing customer preferences, emerging trends in the market, local special circumstances, and underlying macroeconomic factors. The shift towards a more immersive and experiential cinema experience, the popularity of event cinema, the adoption of digital cinema technology, the strong film culture, and the high disposable income of consumers have all contributed to the development of the market.

Methodology

Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on the Cinema market, which comprises revenues from box office, advertsing and concessions. The market includes both consumer and advertising spending. All monetary figures refer to consumer spending on tickets and concessions. This spending factors in discounts, margins, and taxes.

Modeling approach / market size:

The market size is determined through a bottom-up approach. We use annual financial reports of the market-leading companies and industry associations, third-party studies and reports, survey results from our primary research (e.g., Consumer Insights), as well as performance factors (e.g., user penetration, price per product, usage) to analyze the markets. To estimate the market size for each country individually, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific industry associations, such as various macroeconomic indicators, historical developments, current trends, and reported performance indicators of key market players. In particular, we consider average prices and annual purchase frequencies.

Forecasts:

We apply a variety of forecasting techniques, depending on the behavior of the relevant market. For instance, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing are well suited for forecasting digital products and services due to the non-linear growth of technology adoption. The main drivers are GDP per capita, consumer spending per capita, and 4G coverage.

Additional notes:

The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered at a country-specific level. The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war are considered at a country-specific level. The market is updated twice a year. In some cases, the data is updated on an ad hoc basis (e.g., when new, relevant data has been released or significant changes within the market have an impact on the projected development). Consumer Insights data is reweighted for representativeness.

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