US Media Spending Dwarfs Europe’s


US consumers spent over $80bn on pay TV subscriptions alone in 2010 – more than the combined entertainment outlay of the whole of Western Europe.

via US media spending dwarfs Europe’s outlay.


  1. Brent Buckner says:

    Has me thinking that Western Europe has massively advanced the art of free riding.
    [Considering proportion borne of costs of entertainment content production in addition to those of pharmaceutical research and defense/maintenance of order for commercial activities or empires]

  2. Is there any category of expenditures where America spends less per capita than Europe?