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Introduction

This update provides a detailed analysis of all of Poland's main music industry sectors.

Highlights

  • Poland is Eastern Europe's second largest recorded-music market behind Russia. However, the country is the region's leader for trade earnings from the sale of physical formats and revenue from performance rights.
  • Although high levels of piracy have restricted efforts to establish a digital sector, rising consumer interest in streaming and subscriptions has meant digital is accounting for an increasing share of overall trade sales.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the main aspects of Poland's music industry.
  • Covers recorded-music sales, music company market shares, the retail sector, digital infrastructure, rights collections, and live.

Key questions answered

  • What share of recorded-music trade sales were from streaming last year?
  • What is the biggest revenue generator for Polish authors and publishers?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Four consecutive years of recorded-music growth

Music retail

  • Rapidly developing digital sector

Copyright protection and rights administration

  • Collective management of copyright and related rights
  • Second straight year of growth for Polish authors' rights

Live

  • The potential impact of shifting demographics

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Author