Cinemas and films

Cinema visits (in thousand)
5 294.9
Gone up +19.2% compared to 2020
Market share of Austrian films premiering in domestic cinemas
Sunk -1.3% compared to 2020

According to UNESCO, the term cinema refers to establishments with their own equipment, such as fixed-roof open-air and drive-in cinemas. A cinema film is defined as a film with a running time of 60 minutes or longer intended for commercial screening in cinemas. This includes feature films, animated films and documentaries.       

The data surveyed includes the structure of cinemas, the number of cinema admissions and the net revenues of cinemas as well as the films shown and the subsidies available for film production. The annually available data comes primarily from the Association of Cinemas, Cultural and Entertainment Enterprises of the Austrian Economic Chambers and the Austrian Film Institute, and from the annual film industry report commissioned by the latter on a statutory basis.

S: Professional Association of Cinema, Culture and Amusement Enterprises. Compiled on 18 January 2023.

S: Comscore; Austrian Film Institute. Compiled on 18 January 2023.

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