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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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  • 1,600

    film screenings

    There were a total of around 1,600 film screenings at Austrian film festivals in 2017.

  • 2,251

    companies

    There are around 2,250 companies in the Austrian film industry.

  • 350

    shows

    The Vienna State Opera performs 350 shows 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 2018
Austrian film industry in 2017
Cinemas 139
Visits to the cinema 14.6 million
Cinema films 466
Premieres of European films 248
Premieres of American films 137
Premieres of Austrian films 42
Market share of Austrian films 5.7%
Companies in total 2,251
Employees on a yearly average 7,915
Proceeds and income (cumulative) EUR 1,474 million
Source: Association of the Austrian Music Industry – IFPI Austria, Austrian Music Market 2018
Austrian music market in 2018  
Format Turnover in EUR Market share of the music formats in % 
Music streams 51.6 million 44%
CDs 43.4 million 37%
Music downloads 10.9 million 9%
Vinyl records 7.8 million 7%
Music DVDs 3.6 million 3%
LSG licensing income 29.4 million -
Merchandising products, licensing of music for films or advertising    6.0 million   -
Other 0.6 million -
Total: 153.3 million 100%
 


Last update : 15. October 2020