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Saudi Arabia Cinema Market by Revenue, Multiplex Format, Region and End User (Family, Spouse, Single Moviegoers/Alone, Kids-Only and Others) & Companies

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  • 115 Pages
  • September 2019
  • Region: Saudi Arabia
  • Renub Research
  • ID: 4833059

Government of Saudi Arabia is committed to improving the quality of life of citizen by implementing its "Vision 2030". Saudi authorities are working towards social and economic development of people by utilizing the untapped potential of the non-oil sector. Lifting the 35-year ban on Cinema industry was one of the steps taken to achieve "Vision 2030" by government. Development Investment Entertainment Company (DIEC) is working for the development of the cinema (Multiplex) industry with the proposed budget of SAR 1 Billion to GDP and creates 1,000 direct jobs by the year 2020. Saudi Arabia Cinema Market is expected to be more than USD 1.2 Billion by the end of the year 2030.

Quality of Life Program (QoL) 2020 is committed to developing 45+ multiplex by the year 2020 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Major cities of Saudi Arabia Riyadh and Jeddah are getting huge investment from local and international companies. Multiplex is available in 3D/4D, IMAX, VIP/Premium, Standard, and other formats in Saudi Arabia.

This report titled “Saudi Arabia Cinema Market by Revenue (Tickets/Box Office, Other sources), Multiplex Format (3D/4D, IMAX, VIP/Premium, Standard and Others), Region (Riyadh, Jeddah, Other Cities) End User (Family, Spouse, Single Moviegoers/Alone, Kids-Only and Others) & Companies (AMC Entertainment, VOX, IMAX)” provides a complete analysis of Saudi Arabia Multiplex Market.

Tickets/Box Office is the Primary Source of Revenue for Saudi Arabia Cinema Market

Tickets/Box Office and Other sources are primary sources for Saudi Arabia Cinema market. Other sources are also contributing to the revenue of Cinemas from selling food and beverages like popcorn, soft drinks, and income from advertisement.

Standard Format of Multiplex holds the Highest Market Share

In this report, we have done a comprehensive assessment of Cinema format market in Saudi Arabia; 3D/4D, IMAX, VIP/Premium, Standard and Others. The standard format of Cinema holds a significant market share. 3D/4D, IMAX, and VIP/Premium will be the choice of Saudis in the upcoming years.

Riyadh will be the Hub for Multiplex in Saudi Arabia

Being the largest city and capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh holds a significant part of the Cinema market in Saudi Arabia. Cinema market in regions like Jeddah and other cities will also grow in the forecasted period according to the research analysis.

Market by End-User Segment of Multiplex

For End-User segments, Saudi Arabia Cinema Market is divided into Family, Spouse, Single Moviegoers / Alone, Kids-Only, and Other sections. Families, Spouse, Single Moviegoers / Alone are the primary sources of revenue.

By Revenue

  • Tickets / Box Office
  • Other Sources

Market by Cinema Format

  • 3D/4D
  • IMAX
  • VIP/Premium
  • Standard
  • Others

Market by Region

  • Riyadh
  • Jeddah
  • Others

Market by End User

  • Family
  • Spouse
  • Single Moviegoers/Alone
  • Kids
  • Others


  • AMC Entertainment
  • VOX
  • IMAX

Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Research Methodology3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Driver
4.1.1 Point A
4.1.2 Point B
4.1.3 Point C
4.2 Challenges
4.2.1 Point A
5. Saudi Arabia Multiplex Market & Forecast
5.1 Revenue from Tickets/Box Office
5.2 Revenue from Other Sources
6. Market Share - Saudi Arabia Cinema
6.1 By Revenue
6.2 By Seat Format
6.3 By Region
6.4 By End User
7. Cinema Format - Saudi Arabia Multiplex Market
7.1 3D/4D
7.2 IMAX
7.3 VIP/Premium
7.4 Standard
7.5 Others
8. Numbers & Tickets Pricing - Saudi Arabia Multiplex
8.1 Number of Screens
8.2 Admission/Tickets Prices
9. Region - Saudi Arabia Multiplex Market
9.1 Riyadh
9.2 Jeddah
9.3 Others
10. End User - Saudi Arabia Cinema Market
10.1 Family
10.2 Spouse
10.3 Single Moviegoers/Alone
10.4 Kids
10.5 Others
11. Company Analysis - Saudi Arabia Multiplex
11.1 Market Share by Companies
11.2 Market by Companies
11.3 Cinema Projects under construction in Saudi Arabia
List of Figures:
Figure-01: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market (Million US$), 2018 & 2030
Figure-02: Saudi Arabia - Population Age wise Distribution (in Percent) in the year 2018
Figure-03: Saudi Arabia GDP per capita PPP (US$) 2009 - 2017
Figure-04: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market and Forecast (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-05: Saudi Arabia Tickets/Box Office Market and Forecast (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-06: Saudi Arabia Other Sources Market and Forecast (Million US$), 2019 - 2030
Figure-07: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market Share and Forecast by Revenue, 2018 - 2030
Figure-08: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market Share and Forecast by Cinema Format, 2018 - 2030
Figure-09: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market Share and Forecast by Region, 2018 - 2030
Figure-10: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market Share and Forecast by End User, 2018 - 2030
Figure-11: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by 3D/4D (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-12: Saudi Arabia Multiplex Cinema & Forecast by IMAX (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-13: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by VIP/Premium (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-14: Saudi Arabia Multiplex Market & Forecast by Standard (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-15: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Other Formats (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-16: Saudi Arabia Cinema Number & Forecast of Screens 2018 - 2030
Figure-17: Saudi Arabia Cinema Pricing Analysis (US$) 2018 - 2030
Figure-18: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Riyadh (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-19: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Jeddah (Million US$), 2019 - 2030
Figure-20: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Others Regions (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-21: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Family (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-22: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Spouse (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-23: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Single Moviegoers/Alone (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-24: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Kids Only (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-25: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market & Forecast by Others (Million US$), 2018 - 2030
Figure-26: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market Share by Companies (Percent), 2018
Figure-27: Company: Saudi Arabia Cinema Market (Million US$), 2018
List of Tables:
Table-01: Cinema Projects in Saudi Arabia in Year 2019
Table-02: Ongoing and Upcoming Cinema Projects in Malls in Year 2019
Table-03: Ongoing and Upcoming Cinema Projects in Malls in Year 2019

Companies Mentioned

  • AMC Entertainment
  • IMAX
  • VOX


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