The graph below shows annual cinema admission by age in the UK.
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The chart provides information about cinema attendance among a range of age groups in the UK between 1997 and 2009.
There was a noticeable rise in cinema admissions for those aged 45 and over. Between 1997 and 2009, admissions more than doubled from approximately 20 million to around 43 million, peaking in 2009 at about 50 million. Similarly, the trend for those aged 33-44 was upwards, rising upwards, rising from 30 million admissions to just over 30 million, an increase of approximately 50 per cent.
By comparison, for those in the 15-24 age group, the most frequent cinema-goers, the overall trend is flat, fluctuating between about 60 million and 62 million admissions. As regards those aged 25-34, this was the only group there was a decline in admissions with a fall from approximately 40 million in 1997 to about 36 million in 2009.
Overall, it is clear that while cinema admission within the four age groups fluctuated, the general trend was upwards from approximately 140 million in 1997 to 170 million in 2009.