Sites and screens – 2008 onwards

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
cinema screens 3661 3696 3741 3824 3858 3897 3947 4115 4194 4309 4399
cinema sites 772 766 763 761 750 747 743 771 788 801 811
cinema seats 865599 n/a n/a 802614 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
change in cinema screens/% 1.8 1 1.2 2.2 0.9 1 1.3 4.3 1.9 2.7 2.1
change in cinema sites/% 0 -0.8 -0.4 -0.2 -1.5 -0.4 -0.5 3.7 2.2 1.6 1.2
change in cinema seats/% 9.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
average seats per screen 236.4 n/a n/a 209.9 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
average screens per site 4.7 4.8 4.9 5 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4
Source: IHS, CAA