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

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Cinemas in Denmark  160 161 163 166 167 169
Multiplex cinemas (min. 6 screens)  20 21 23 25    
Cinema screens   421 433 444 458 470 484
Cinema seats (1,000) 58 60 61 63 63 64
Average ticket price excl. VAT (EUR) 8.9 9.1 9.2 9.6 9.7 9.9
Source: Statistics Denmark.

PRODUCTION

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Feature films supported for production 23 23 21 22 20 25
Short and documentary films supported for production 31 31 22 25 32 30
Minor feature films supported for production 8 8 9 10 9  8
Minor short and documentary films supported for production 12 6 5 5 6  7
The average production budget for a Danish feature film EUR 2.1m EUR 2.9m EUR 3.3m EUR 2.5m EUR 4.1m EUR 2.4m
Average DFI-subsidy allocation to a Danish feature film 45% 41% 31% 37% 35% 49%
Source: DFI

BOXOFFICE

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
National feature film releases 25 26 26 26 26 24 23 
National documentary film release 7 9 9 8 12 6
Total admissions in Denmark   12.2m 13.8m 13.0m  12.4m 12.5m 12.8m 7.2m 
Admissions for Danish films in Denmark   3.3m 4.1m 2.7m  2.5m  3.7m 3.4m 3.6m 
Tickets sold per capita in Denmark   2.1 2.4 2.3  2.1  2.2 2.2 1.2 
National market share  27% 30% 21%  21% 30% 27% 50% 
US market share  58% 50% 60%  61%  52% 58% 37% 
European market share   11% 18% 13%  15% 16% 12% 8% 
Market share, other  3% 2% 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  24.09.20 803   Another Round 24.09.2020 803
Riders of Justice  17.12.20 460   Riders of Justice  17.12.2020 460
Klovn The Final  30.01.20 437   Klovn The Final  30.01.2020 437
Into the Darkness  09.01.20 370   Into the Darkness  09.01.2020 370
Frozen 2 25.12.19 314   Father of Four and the Vikings  01.10.2020 310
Father of Four and the Vikings  01.10.20 310   The Good Traitor  13.08.2020 198
Tenet 13.08.20 227   Erna at War 29.10.2020 158
The Good Traitor  13.08.20 198   The Exception  02.07.2020 153
1917 02.01.20 194   Shorta 08.10.2020 119
Bad Boys for Life 16.01.20 187   The Food Club 22.10.2020 118
* Still in cinemas in 2021
**admissions in 2020 - lifetime 731.499
Source: Danish Film Distributors Association (FAFID).