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More is more

Netflix keeps cranking out new content in more countries and more languages, counting on our insatiable appetite for good stories.

Chilling adventures of Sabrina

Even the critics have been impressed by the artistic  quality of Netflix’s original shows.

  • 14 Academy Awards nominations
  • 2 Academy Awards
  • 36 Golden Globenominations
  • 5 Golden Globes
  • 225 Primetime Emmy ­nominations
  • 43 Primetime ­Emmies
  • 28 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) nominations
  • 7 BAFTA wins

What happens when you watch Netflix in public?

  • 35% have been interrupted by someone wanting to discuss what they’re watching
  • 22% have cried
  • 18% have felt embarrassed
  • 17% have missed their stop
  • 11% have peeked at someone else’s screen and seen a spoiler

13 reasons why

Percentage of people who say they don’t agree with their spouse on what to watch:

  • Cable TV: 30%
  • Netflix: 40%

How people watch Netflix:

  • TV: 70%
  • Computer: 15%
  • Smartphone: 10%
  • Tablet: 5%

Two thirds of people say they watch Netflix away from home.

  • Waiting in lines: 27%
  • At work: 26%
  • Public bathrooms: 7%

Netflix investment in content, $ billions

  • 2016: 5
  • 2017: 6
  • 2018: 7

The Crown

Netflix original content in hours:

  • 2012: 6
  • 2013: 53
  • 2014: 86
  • 2015: 245
  • 2016: 577
  • 2017: 1,000*

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Netflix’s most expensive shows in $ millions.

1. The Crown, Season 1, 130
2. The Get Down, 120
3. Sense8, 108
4. Marco Polo, 90
5. Bright, 90

Average time spent browsing before choosing what to watch:

  • Cable TV viewers: 9 minutes
  • Netflix: 18 minutes
  • Family of four: 95 minutes*

* Based on Risto ­Pakarinen’s personal data.

5,599 titles

As of January 2018, ­Netflix US had 5,599 titles in its catalogue. On average, ­Netflix members stream a collective 140 million hours of video ­every day.

Share of internet traffic during peak times in the US in 2017:

  • Netflix: 31.62%
  • YouTube 18.69%

Last edited: January 3, 2019

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