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Based on some selected data, find out here about the importance of the music/film/entertainment industry
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  • 1,241

    film screenings

    There were a total of around 1,240 film screenings at Austrian film festivals in 2018.

  • 2,534

    companies

    There are around 2,500 companies in the Austrian film industry.

  • 384

    shows

    The Vienna State Opera performs 384 shows (2018/2019) per season.

  • 60,000

    employees

    With 60,000 employees and annual added value of EUR 3.35 billion, the Austrian music industry is one of the ten most important economic sectors in Austria.

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Source:Austrian Film Institute, Report on the Film Industry 2020
Austrian film industry in 2019 
Cinemas 142
Visits to the cinema 13.7 million
Cinema films 488
Premieres of European films 254
Premieres of American films 155
Premieres of Austrian films 44
Market share of Austrian films 3.3%
Companies in total 2,500
Employees on a yearly average 8,200
Proceeds and income (cumulative) EUR 1,400 million
Source: Association of the Austrian Music Industry – IFPI Austria, Austrian Music Market 2019
Austrian music market in 2019  
Format Turnover
in EUR
Market share of the
music formats in %
 
Music streams 68.9 million 54%
CDs 39.4 million 31%
Music downloads 8.6 million 7%
Vinyl records 7.8 million 6%
Music DVDs 3.1 million 2%
LSG licensing income 31.5 million -
Merchandising products, licensing of
music for films or advertising, other 
  6.0 million   -
Total: 165.3 million 100%
 


Last update : 22. June 2021