Numbers

On this page, you can find links to admissions numbers and our annual publication 'Facts & Figures' with production and exhibition statistics for Danish films.

Find the latest key figures on production, distribution and the cinema market in Denmark. You can also find links to current box office numbers and information about previous years.

CINEMAS

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Cinemas in Denmark 163 166 167 169 167
Multiplex cinemas (min. 6 screens) 23 25      
Cinema screens  444 458 470 484 476
Cinema seats (1,000) 61 63 63 64 63
Average ticket price excl. VAT (EUR) 9.2 9.6 9.7 9.9 9.6
Source: Statistics Denmark.  

PRODUCTION

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Feature films supported for production 23 21 22 20 25
Short and documentary films supported for production 31 22 25 32 30
Minor feature films supported for production 8 9 10 9  8
Minor short and documentary films supported for production 6 5 5 6  6
The average production budget for a Danish feature film EUR 2.9m EUR 3.3m EUR 2.5m EUR 4.1m EUR 2.4m
Average DFI-subsidy allocation to a Danish feature film 41% 31% 37% 35% 49%
Source: DFI

BOXOFFICE

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
National feature film releases 26 26 26 24 20 
National documentary film release 9 8 12 6
Total admissions in Denmark  13.0m  12.4m 12.5m 12.8m 7.2m 
Admissions for Danish films in Denmark  2.7m  2.5m  3.7m 3.4m 3.5m 
Tickets sold per capita in Denmark  2.3  2.1  2.2 2.2 1.2 
National market share  21%  21% 30% 27% 50% 
US market share  60%  61%  52% 58% 37% 
European market share  13%  15% 16% 12% 9% 
Market share, other  6% 3% 2% 3% 4%
Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding.
Source: Statistics Denmark.

TOP 10 / ALL FILMS 2020

 

TOP 10 / DANISH FILMS 2020

Title Release Tickets 2020 (1000s)   Title Release Tickets 2020 (1000s)
Another Round  24.09.20 785   Another Round 24.09.2020 785
Riders of Justice  17.12.20 448   Riders of Justice  17.12.2020 448
Klovn The Final  30.01.20 425   Klovn The Final  30.01.2020 425
Into the Darkness  09.01.20 363   Into the Darkness  09.01.2020 363
Father of Four and the Vikings  01.10.2020 300   Father of Four and the Vikings  01.10.2020 300
Frozen 2 25.12.19 300   The Good Traitor  13.08.2020 193
Tenet 13.08.20 219   Erna at War 29.10.2020 155
The Good Traitor  13.08.20 193   The Exception  02.07.2020 149
1917 02.01.20 186   Shorta 08.10.2020 115
Bad Boys for Life 16.01.20 179   The Food Club 22.10.2020 114
* Still in cinemas in 2021
**admissions in 2020 - lifetime 700.000
Source: Statistics Denmark.