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Introduction

This is the second roundup of music statistics analysis for the month of February.

Highlights

  • According to the 41st Statistical Report on Internet Development in China, music ranked high on the list of applications accessed by online and mobile users in the country. Music was the second-most-popular entertainment application, just behind video but ahead of games.
  • Results of the UK's first live music census show that only a tiny number of ticket resellers make a profit on their original purchase.

Features and Benefits

  • Rounds up the latest music industry statistics and company financials.
  • Covers China internet, UK ticket resale, Discogs sales, ECAD collections and distributions, Japanese digital.

Key questions answered

  • What share of internet users in China use music apps?
  • By how much did streaming sales in Japan rise in 2017?

Table of contents

China internet, UK ticket resale, Discogs sales, ECAD collections and distributions, Japan digital

  • Report details high use of digital services in China
  • Few consumers profit from ticket reselling in the UK
  • Discogs marketplace sales top 10 million
  • Collection and distribution growth for ECAD
  • Audio subscriptions dominate Japanese digital sales

Appendix

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