South Korea – VOD and Streaming market

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

Continent Asia
Region East Asia
Population (2019) 51,709,098
GDP per capita (2019) $ 44,292
Netflix launched on 01/06/2016
Netflix titles (actual 2020) 5,069+
Netflix subscribers (estimate 2019) 5,000,000+
Box office admission (2019) 226,700,000
Box office revenues (2019) $ 1,600,000,000

TOP 10 on Streaming services in South Korea on January 28

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VOD preferences in South Korea

United States 42.4%
South Korea 34.6%
Other 6.9%
Japan 5.8%
United Kingdom 4.2%
China 1.6%
Poland 1.6%
France 0.7%
Hong-Kong 0.6%
Spain 0.4%
Canada 0.4%
Germany 0.3%
Russia 0.2%
Italy 0.2%
Netherlands 0.1%
Drama 16.5%
Superhero 12.8%
Animated 12.1%
Action 9.9%
Comedy 8.6%
Sci-fi 7.2%
Other 5.4%
Crime 4.9%
Thriller 4.8%
Horror 4.2%
Fantasy 4.1%
Unscripted 3.0%
Adventure 2.6%
Romance 2.5%
War 1.2%
Other 40.7%
Netflix 28.8%
Walt Disney Pictures 8.6%
Warner Bros. Pictures 6.1%
Universal Pictures 5.3%
Sony Pictures 4.5%
Lionsgate 3.1%
20th Century Fox 1.9%
MGM 0.5%
STX Entertainment 0.4%
AMC 0.0%
Hulu 0.0%
Canal Plus 0.0%

Most popular movies or TV shows on streaming from South Korea

Squid Game

TV Show | South Korea | 09/17/2021 | Netflix | Mystery | Trap
Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games—with high stakes. But, a tempting prize awaits the victor.
8.3/10
100%
59,985

Parasite

Movie | South Korea | 05/30/2019 | Drama | Social Issues
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
8.0/10
99%
20,409

Vincenzo

TV Show | South Korea | 02/20/2021 | Netflix | Crime | Crime Comedy
Vincenzo Cassano is an Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere who moves back to Korea due to a conflict within his organization. He ends up crossing paths with a sharp-tongued lawyer named Cha-young, and the two join forces in using villainous methods to take down villains who cannot be punished by the law.
98%
20,344

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

TV Show | South Korea | 08/28/2021 | Netflix | Comedy | Rom Com
A big-city dentist opens up a practice in a close-knit seaside village, home to a charming jack-of-all-trades who is her polar opposite in every way.
8.7/10
100%
15,448

It's Okay to Not Be Okay

TV Show | South Korea | 06/20/2020 | Netflix | Drama | Relationship
Desperate to escape from his emotional baggage and the heavy responsibility he’s had all his life, a psychiatric ward worker begins to heal with help from the unexpected—a woman who writes fairy tales but doesn’t believe in them.
8.8/10
11,758

Hospital Playlist

TV Show | South Korea | 03/12/2020 | Netflix | Drama | Relationship
Every day is extraordinary for five doctors and their patients inside a hospital, where birth, death and everything in between coexist.
8.4/10
10,951

Similar VOD markets like South Korea

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country streaming availability continent region
China Netflix HBO Disney+ Amazon iTunes Google Asia East Asia
Hong-Kong Netflix HBO Disney+ Amazon iTunes Google Asia East Asia
Japan Netflix HBO Disney+ Amazon iTunes Google Asia East Asia
Mongolia Netflix HBO Disney+ Amazon iTunes Google Asia East Asia
Taiwan Netflix HBO Disney+ Amazon iTunes Google Asia East Asia
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