About This Statistic
This statistic contains data on the global revenue of the Walt Disney Company in the fiscal year 2016, broken down by operating segments. That year, the Walt Disney Company generated a total revenue of 16.97 billion U.S. dollars with its parks and resorts segment. The company's biggest segment was its media networks, which generated revenue of 23.69 billion U.S. dollars in 2016. This marks a significant increase from the 15.86 billion U.S. dollars of revenue generated in this segment in 2008. The total assets of the Walt Disney Company amounted to 92.03 billion U.S. dollars in 2016.
Additional info: Walt Disney Company's revenue by operating segment
In 2016, the Walt Disney Company generated over 40 percent of its revenue through its media networks– i.e. ESPN, Disney Channel, Hulu or the ABC Television Networks, among others. This revenue stream brought the company 23.69 billion U.S. dollars, up from 20.36 billion in 2013.
Parks and resorts were the second-largest revenue source, generating a total of 16.97 billion U.S. dollars. It is a very successful segment – Disney’s parks take places 1 to 9 in the ranking of the most visited amusement and theme parks worldwide. The Magic Kingdom Park in Bay Lake, Florida, ranked first in 2015 with 20.49 million visitors.
The third-largest revenue stream – with 9.44 billion U.S. dollars – was studio entertainment or Disney’s film business. Buena Vista, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, generated over three billion U.S. dollars at the North American box office in 2016, an increase of almost 100 percent on 2012. This amounted to a box office share of 26.3 percent in 2016, thanks to blockbuster films such as "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", "Finding Dory", and "Captain America: Civil War".