South Africa – VOD and Streaming market

Streaming services, preferences, popularity and other video-on-demand data about South Africa.

Continent Africa
Population (2019) 59,622,350
GDP per capita (2019) $ 11,911
Netflix launched on 01/06/2016
Netflix titles (actual 2020) 5,746+
Netflix subscribers (estimate 2019) 100,000+
Box office admission (2019) 18,500,000
Box office revenues (2019) $ 92,200,000

TOP 10 on Streaming services in South Africa on December 8

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VOD preferences in South Africa

United States 84.5%
United Kingdom 5.6%
South Africa 1.9%
Canada 1.6%
China 1.0%
South Korea 1.0%
Spain 0.9%
France 0.8%
Poland 0.6%
Germany 0.6%
Mexico 0.4%
Australia 0.4%
Italy 0.3%
Mauritius 0.3%
Other 0.3%
Animated 15.1%
Comedy 13.7%
Drama 13.0%
Action 13.0%
Superhero 7.4%
Sci-fi 6.3%
Thriller 5.0%
Crime 5.0%
Adventure 4.7%
Fantasy 4.0%
Documentary 3.8%
Romance 2.9%
Unscripted 2.5%
Horror 2.4%
War 0.9%
Netflix 32.8%
Other 27.7%
HBO Max 8.3%
Universal Pictures 7.5%
Lionsgate 6.2%
Warner Bros. Pictures 5.1%
Sony Pictures 3.3%
20th Century Fox 2.8%
Walt Disney Pictures 2.3%
HBO 2.0%
STX Entertainment 0.8%
MGM 0.4%
Hulu 0.4%
Canal Plus 0.2%
Paramount+ 0.1%

Most popular movies or TV shows on streaming from South Africa

I Am All Girls

Movie | South Africa | 05/14/2021 | Netflix | Thriller | Disapperance
A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.
5.6/10
4,089

Seriously Single

Movie | South Africa | 07/31/2020 | Netflix | Comedy | Rom Com
While her free-living bestie urges her to embrace singlehood, a commitment-craving social media expert can't stop following the life of a former love.
3.8/10
2,251

Blood & Water

TV Show | South Africa | 05/20/2020 | Netflix | Drama | Teens
After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth.
5.1/10
1,694

Rogue

Movie | South Africa | 08/28/2020 | Action | Action Crime
Battle-hardened O’Hara leads a lively mercenary team of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal encounter with a gang of rebels — and the horde of ravenous, enraged lions they encounter.
1,499

Kings of Jo'Burg

TV Show | South Africa | 12/04/2020 | Crime | Crime Drama
The Masire brothers rule Johannesburg's criminal underworld, but a supernatural family curse and a tangled web of betrayal threaten to destroy them.
4.1/10
463

Happiness Ever After

Movie | South Africa | 11/10/2021 | Netflix | Romance | Cry movie
This sequel to Happiness is a Four-Letter Word finds Zaza, Princess and Zim living new chapters of their lives amid loss, family grudges and new love.
406

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