Cinema Tickets - Southeast Asia

  • Southeast Asia
  • Revenue in the Cinema Tickets market is projected to reach US$327.90m in 2024.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2028) of 3.86%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$381.50m by 2028.
  • In the Cinema Tickets market, the number of users is expected to amount to 38.0m users by 2028.
  • User penetration will be 5.0% in 2024 and is expected to hit 5.3% by 2028.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) is expected to amount to US$9.37.
  • In global comparison, most revenue will be generated in China (US$6,963.00m in 2024).
  • With a projected rate of 22.8%, the user penetration in the Cinema Tickets market is highest in Norway.

Key regions: Europe, Asia, Japan, China, South Korea

Region comparison

Analyst Opinion

The Cinema Tickets market in Southeast Asia has been experiencing significant growth in recent years. Customer preferences, trends in the market, local special circumstances, and underlying macroeconomic factors have all contributed to this development. Customer preferences in Southeast Asia have shifted towards a greater demand for entertainment and leisure activities. As disposable income levels rise and lifestyles become more affluent, consumers are seeking out experiences that provide entertainment and relaxation. Going to the cinema is seen as a popular choice for individuals and families to enjoy a few hours of entertainment and escape from their daily routines. Trends in the market have also played a role in the growth of the Cinema Tickets market in Southeast Asia. The region has seen an increase in the number of cinema complexes, with both local and international chains expanding their presence. This has led to a greater availability of movies and showtimes, providing consumers with more options and flexibility in choosing when and where to watch films. Additionally, advancements in technology, such as the introduction of 3D and IMAX screens, have enhanced the cinema experience and attracted a wider audience. Local special circumstances have further contributed to the development of the Cinema Tickets market in Southeast Asia. The region is home to a diverse population with varying cultural backgrounds and languages. As a result, there is a demand for a wide range of movies, including local productions, Hollywood blockbusters, and films from other Asian countries. Cinema operators have recognized this demand and have responded by offering a diverse selection of movies to cater to different tastes and preferences. Underlying macroeconomic factors have also played a role in the growth of the Cinema Tickets market in Southeast Asia. The region has experienced strong economic growth in recent years, leading to an increase in disposable income levels. This has allowed more individuals and families to afford the cost of cinema tickets, resulting in higher attendance rates. Furthermore, the rise of the middle class in Southeast Asia has contributed to the growth of the Cinema Tickets market, as this demographic group has more discretionary income to spend on leisure activities. In conclusion, the Cinema Tickets market in Southeast Asia has been growing due to customer preferences, trends in the market, local special circumstances, and underlying macroeconomic factors. As the region continues to develop and consumers seek out entertainment and leisure activities, the demand for cinema tickets is expected to continue to rise.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) and represent what consumers pay for these products and services. The user metrics show the number of customers who have made at least one online purchase within the past 12 months.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined through a bottom-up approach, building on predefined factors for each market segment. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use annual financial reports of the market-leading companies, third-party studies and reports, as well as survey results from our primary research (e.g., the Statista Global Consumer Survey). In addition, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations, such as GDP, GDP per capita, and internet connection speed. This data helps us estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the relevant market. For example, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing. The main drivers are internet users, urban population, usage of key players, and attitudes toward online services.

Additional notes:

The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war are considered at a country-specific level. GCS data is reweighted for representativeness.


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