Historical Yearly Box Office Grosses and Attendance

Year Average
ticket price
Ticket price
change
Total gross Percent change vs.
previous year
Attendance Percent change vs.
previous year
2005 $6.41 3.22% $8,945,298,267 –5.18% 1,395,522,351 –8.14%
2004 6.21 2.99 9,434,283,321 1.76 1,519,208,264 –1.19
2003 6.03 3.97 9,271,195,939 –0.49 1,537,511,764 –4.29
2002 5.80 2.65 9,317,000,000 11.58 1,606,379,310 8.70
2001 5.65 4.63 8,350,000,000 8.44 1,477,876,106 3.64
2000 5.40 6.30 7,700,000,000 2.67 1,425,925,926 –3.42
1999 5.08 8.32 7,500,000,000 7.82 1,476,377,953 –0.45
1998 4.69 2.18 6,955,800,000 9.28 1,483,113,006 6.95
1997 4.59 4.08 6,365,000,000 7.68 1,386,710,240 3.46
1996 4.41 1.38 5,911,000,000 7.61 1,340,362,812 6.15
1995 4.35 4.32 5,493,000,000 1.80 1,262,758,621 –2.41
1994 4.17 0.72 5,396,000,000 4.70 1,294,004,796 3.94
1993 4.14 –0.24 5,154,000,000 5.81 1,244,927,536 6.07
1992 4.15 –1.43 4,871,000,000 1.41 1,173,734,940 2.88
1991 4.21 –0.47 4,803,200,000 –4.35 1,140,902,613 –3.90
1990 4.23 5,021,800,000 1,187,186,761
Source: Exhibitor Relations Co., Inc.