Coronavirus: growth in number of SVoD users worldwide 2020

Due to the coronavirus, the estimated number of paid SVoD users worldwide by the end of 2020 has been increaed by 47 million, according to the most recently available data. Previously, it was anticipated that there would be just over 900 million SVoD subscribers globally. However, the pandemic has led to an increase in online TV and video consumption as the coronavirus has taken hold in countries around the world and consumers are confined to their homes. As a result, the source reevaluated its estimate and now suggests that the number could amount to 949 million by the end of the year.

Coronavirus impact: estimated increase in the number of paid subscription video on demand (SVoD) users worldwide by the end of 2020

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

March 2020

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