Netflix Canada vs the world

Anyone who is a TV streaming fan knows the pain of each country offering different content, thanks to licensing issues. So how does Netflix Canada stack up to the rest of the world? What content are we missing out on?

We’ve analysed the Netflix libraries of 73 countries to see how they compare in terms of quantity.

Number of titles in general

Believe it or not, Netflix Canada has one of the most extensive content libraries in the world. It places third by sheer number of movies and TV shows combined, behind Japan and the US. Japan is the surprise winner, with 6,032 individual titles – 10% more than Canada’s 5,460 titles.

This means that 96% of the analysed Netflix countries have a smaller selection of content than ours.

RankCountryNo. of titlesCompared to Canada
1Japan6,03210%
2United States of America5,6093%
3Canada5,4600%
4United Kingdom5,108-6%
5Ireland5,023-8%
6India4,706-14%
7Australia4,705-14%
8New Zealand4,568-16%
9Luxembourg4,534-17%
10Pakistan4,416-19%
11Bangladesh4,329-21%
12Belgium4,329-21%
13Malta4,253-22%
14Nepal4,224-23%
15Colombia4,188-23%
16Venezuela4,180-23%
17Mexico4,162-24%
18Uruguay4,122-25%
19Peru4,118-25%
20Guatemala4,117-25%
21Costa Rica4,115-25%
22Chile4,030-26%
23Brazil3,948-28%
24Slovakia3,852-29%
25Czech Republic3,850-29%
26Philippines3,835-30%
27Hungary3,827-30%
28Slovenia3,806-30%
29Malaysia3,803-30%
30Croatia3,800-30%
31Ukraine3,780-31%
32Zimbabwe3,780-31%
33Kenya3,774-31%
34Zambia3,703-32%
35Nigeria3,702-32%
36Latvia3,694-32%
37South Africa3,639-33%
38Switzerland3,556-35%
39Korea3,460-37%
40Russia3,450-37%
41Thailand3,389-38%
42Sweden3,311-39%
43Denmark3,305-39%
44Norway3,296-40%
45Singapore3,268-40%
46France3,228-41%
47Vietnam3,224-41%
48Finland3,186-42%
49Germany3,120-43%
50Romania3,117-43%
51Greece3,098-43%
52Austria3,042-44%
53Spain2,989-45%
54Netherlands2,932-46%
55Poland2,845-48%
56Taiwan2,842-48%
57Turkey2,812-48%
58Bahrain2,799-49%
59Bolivia2,799-49%
60Saudi Arabia2,799-49%
61United Arab Emirates2,799-49%
62Jordan2,798-49%
63Hong Kong2,788-49%
64Tunisia2,774-49%
65Algeria2,768-49%
66Morocco2,759-49%
67Iraq2,691-51%
68Egypt2,679-51%
69Lebanon2,663-51%
70Qatar2,658-51%
71Kuwait2,564-53%
72Portugal2,501-54%
73Indonesia1,586-71%

Number of movies

When it comes to movies, Japan once again has the largest selection with 19% more than Canada. Canada still sits third on the leaderboard. Despite once again trailing the United States, it’s only by one movie.

On the other end of the spectrum, Indonesia has the smallest movie library at only 1,305 films. This is 67% less than Canada.

RankCountryNo. of moviesCompared to Canada
1Japan4,74719%
2United States of America3,9990%
3Canada3,9980%
4United Kingdom3,621-9%
5Ireland3,595-10%
6India3,342-16%
7Australia3,270-18%
8Mexico3,163-21%
9Colombia3,156-21%
10New Zealand3,146-21%
11Venezuela3,144-21%
12Luxembourg3,126-22%
13Pakistan3,103-22%
14Uruguay3,096-23%
15Peru3,094-23%
16Guatemala3,093-23%
17Costa Rica3,091-23%
18Chile3,054-24%
19Bangladesh3,029-24%
20Belgium3,029-24%
21Brazil2,993-25%
22Nepal2,985-25%
23Malta2,944-26%
24Czech Republic2,663-33%
25Slovakia2,662-33%
26Hungary2,636-34%
27Philippines2,634-34%
28Malaysia2,628-34%
29Zimbabwe2,623-34%
30Slovenia2,618-35%
31Croatia2,617-35%
32Korea2,617-35%
33Kenya2,609-35%
34Ukraine2,601-35%
35Switzerland2,562-36%
36Zambia2,547-36%
37Nigeria2,544-36%
38Latvia2,515-37%
39Denmark2,505-37%
40Sweden2,492-38%
41Norway2,491-38%
42Finland2,419-39%
43Russia2,369-41%
44South Africa2,369-41%
45Thailand2,345-41%
46France2,319-42%
47Vietnam2,258-44%
48Germany2,240-44%
49Romania2,225-44%
50Greece2,221-44%
51Singapore2,218-45%
52Austria2,198-45%
53Spain2,153-46%
54Netherlands2,135-47%
55Poland2,062-48%
56Bahrain2,020-49%
57Bolivia2,020-49%
58Jordan2,020-49%
59Saudi Arabia2,020-49%
60United Arab Emirates2,020-49%
61Tunisia2,002-50%
62Algeria1,996-50%
63Turkey1,990-50%
64Morocco1,988-50%
65Iraq1,967-51%
66Egypt1,953-51%
67Lebanon1,938-52%
68Hong Kong1,935-52%
69Taiwan1,935-52%
70Qatar1,931-52%
71Kuwait1,916-52%
72Portugal1,794-55%
73Indonesia1,305-67%

Number of TV shows

As for TV shows, Canada once again remains in third place with 1,462 shows on offer. The US holds the most amount of series at 1,610, followed by the United Kingdom at 1,487. Indonesia has the least amount of TV shows on Netflix with a count of 281.

RankCountryNo. of TV showsCompared to Canada
1United States of America1,61010%
2United Kingdom1,4872%
3Canada1,4620%
4Australia1,435-2%
5Ireland1,428-2%
6New Zealand1,422-3%
7Luxembourg1,408-4%
8India1,364-7%
9Pakistan1,313-10%
10Malta1,309-10%
11Bangladesh1,300-11%
12Belgium1,300-11%
13Japan1,285-12%
14South Africa1,270-13%
15Nepal1,239-15%
16Philippines1,201-18%
17Hungary1,191-19%
18Slovakia1,190-19%
19Slovenia1,188-19%
20Czech Republic1,187-19%
21Croatia1,183-19%
22Latvia1,179-19%
23Ukraine1,179-19%
24Malaysia1,175-20%
25Kenya1,165-20%
26Nigeria1,158-21%
27Zimbabwe1,157-21%
28Zambia1,156-21%
29Russia1,081-26%
30Singapore1,050-28%
31Thailand1,044-29%
32Venezuela1,036-29%
33Colombia1,032-29%
34Uruguay1,026-30%
35Costa Rica1,024-30%
36Guatemala1,024-30%
37Peru1,024-30%
38Mexico999-32%
39Switzerland994-32%
40Chile976-33%
41Vietnam966-34%
42Brazil955-35%
43France909-38%
44Taiwan907-38%
45Romania892-39%
46Germany880-40%
47Greece877-40%
48Hong Kong853-42%
49Austria844-42%
50Korea843-42%
51Spain836-43%
52Turkey822-44%
53Sweden819-44%
54Norway805-45%
55Denmark800-45%
56Netherlands797-45%
57Poland783-46%
58Bahrain779-47%
59Bolivia779-47%
60Saudi Arabia779-47%
61United Arab Emirates779-47%
62Jordan778-47%
63Algeria772-47%
64Tunisia772-47%
65Morocco771-47%
66Finland767-48%
67Qatar727-50%
68Egypt726-50%
69Lebanon725-50%
70Iraq724-50%
71Portugal707-52%
72Kuwait648-56%
73Indonesia281-81%

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