Pay TV penetration rate 2020, by country

As of January 2020, there were 104 pay TV subscriptions per 100 households in the United States and 82 in Canada, making North America the largest pay TV market worldwide, followed by China which had 94 subscriptions per 100 homes.

Number of pay TV subscriptions per 100 households in select countries worldwide in 2020

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Sources

Release date

March 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

January 2020

Supplementary notes

* Figure for Chile as of Q4 2018.
** Figure for Mexico as of September 2019.

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