Number of movie theaters rising in Turkey
ISTANBULThe number of movie houses in Turkey has increased by 18.3 percent over the last five years, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).
In addition, the total number of seats in movie theaters increased by 10.8 percent and audience capacity reached 276 318.
During the same period, the number of moviegoers in Turkey increased by 54.7 percent, with an increase of 72.2 percent for foreign movies and an increase of 37.1 percent for local productions.
In addition, the overall number of movies shown in Turkish theaters increased by 15.3 percent over the same period. The number of local productions increased by 31.9 percent and the number of foreign productions increased by 6.1 percent.
As for movie theaters in Turkey, their number increased by 42.1 percent and their overall number of seats increased by 69.6 percent. These figures mark a positive reversal, as in the 2013-2014 season the number of movie theaters dropped by 9.9 percent compared to the 2012-2013 season.