Facts and figures

UK cinema industry infrastructure

Sites and screens2016-11-24T11:56:35+00:00

Sites and screens – 2007 onwards

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
cinema screens 3596 3661 3696 3741 3824 3858 3897 3947 4115 4194 4309
cinema sites 775 772 766 763 761 750 747 743 771 788 801
cinema seats 790220 865599 n/a n/a 802614 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
change in cinema screens/% 0.8 1.8 1 1.2 2.2 0.9 1 1.3 4.3 1.9 2.7
change in cinema sites/% -1 0 -0.8 -0.4 -0.2 -1.5 -0.4 -0.5 3.7 2.2 1.6
change in cinema seats/% n/a 9.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
average seats per screen 219.7 236.4 n/a n/a 209.9 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
average screens per site 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 5 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.4
Source: IHS, CAA