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  • 112 Billion Euro
    112 Billion Euro

    is the annual turnover of the European TV sector (2017). 

  • 1 Million People
    1 Million People

    work in the audiovisual industry in Europe.

  • 15 Billion Euro
    15 Billion Euro

    are invested, per year, in content by Europe’s largest commercial broadcasters.

  • 50%
    50%

    of our revenues are invested back in the creation of audiovisual content.

  • 221 Minutes per day
    221 Minutes per day

    is the average viewing time of linear TV in the EU (2017).

  • 11,123 TV channels
    11,123 TV channels

    are available in Europe, of which 8,074 in the EU 28 (2018).

  • 140 news channels
    140 news channels

    are available in Europe. More than 60% of which are privately owned (2018).

  • 329 kids channels
    329 kids channels

    are established in Europe, of which almost 308 are private (2017).

Source: European Audiovisual Observatory.