Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar 140% Cheaper In India: Shocking Reason Why?
World’s leading online streaming apps: Netflix, Disney+Hotstar and Amazon Prime are 140% cheaper in India, compared to US.
However, there is a shocking reason behind it.
Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar 140% Cheaper In India
As per Finder.com, the average monthly subscription fees of leading streaming apps Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar is much cheaper in India.
While an average monthly fees of $9.66 is applicable for these three services, its only $4.02 in India, which is 140% cheaper.
The average cost was calculated after finding out the monthly plans of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar across 13 nations.
The top 5 most expensive nations for monthly subscriptions of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar are: US, UK, Switzerland, Spain and New Zealand.
While the 5 cheapest nations are: India, Germany, France, Canada and Australia.
If we find the average cost of each title across Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar in India, then its $.0010, while in US, it’s $0.0008.
Why Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar Is Cheaper In India
The primary reason is the spending capacity of the people.
In the US, mean average salary of a person is $4458, which is around Rs 3.3 lakh, but in India, it’s just $145, which is Rs 11,000.
This is the primary reason why the monthly subscription of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar is so less in India.
While an average Indian pays 2.77% of their monthly salary to these online streaming apps, in the US, the average user pays just 0.50% of their monthly income.
The research stated:“It’s widely known that Netflix in the United States has one of the most impressive streaming libraries in the world, but you might not know that it also has the biggest Amazon Prime library, at a whopping 31,167 titles. With their big content libraries, both the US offers the best bang for your buck out of the 13 countries, with the average cost per title across all three streaming services coming out at a measly $0.0008. Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom also average at $0.0008, while New Zealand ($0.0010) and India ($0.0010) weren’t too far behind,”
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