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The number of movie-goers and cinemas in the Philippines

Requested from FDCP by I. Vellon at 06:16 PM on Oct 20, 2022.
Purpose: Research/ Thesis Writing
Date of Coverage: 10/20/2022 - 10/20/2022
Tracking no: #FDCP-203724370927

Vellon 06:16 PM, Oct 20, 2022

Hi! I would like to request for information regarding to:

1) Number/Population of moviegoers within central luzon and Metro Manila in the Philippines
2) Demographics of moviegoers by age within central luzon and Metro Manila in the Philippines
3) Number of cinemas in the Philippines

Thank you!

November 14, 2022

Dear Imerjane Vellon,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 20, 2022 06:16:27 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The number of movie-goers and cinemas in the Philippines.

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [some of]* the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact Cinema Exhibitors Association of the Philippines.

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