New Facts and Figures

NEW PUBLICATION. Whether you're looking for DFI's subsidy budget, number of international co-productions or the top-20 films of 2011, our latest annual edition of Facts & Figures guides you through key statistics on Danish cinema.

"A Funny Man", the most popular Danish film at the boxoffice in 2011, was one of last year's 33 national feature film releases which, in total, generated a domestic market share at 27%. Total amount of tickets sold in Danish theatres reached 12.4 million, landing the average number of tickets sold per capita at 2.2.

These numbers and many more are available in our latest edition of Facts & Figures with details on national film subsidies, film production, the cinema sector and public service television.

Key info


Population in Denmark

Regulatory body for media 
Ministry of Culture

Total government allocation for DFI activities (2012 budget)
62.8m EUR


Total number of feature fiction films allocated a DFI production subsidy

Total number of documentary films allocated af DFI production subsidy

Average production budget for a Danish feature fiction film
2.3m EUR

Average DFI-subsidy allocation to a Danish feature fiction film

Distribution and exhibition

National feature film releases
33 (including 8 documentary films)

Cinemas in Denmark 

Cinemas with at least one digital screen 
142 (April 2012) 

Total admissions in Denmark
12.4 m

Tickets sold per capita in Denmark

National market share

Facts & Figures 2012 is published by the Danish Film Institute and is available on our website where you can find more statistical resources.

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