ByDaniel Spencer, writer at Creators.co
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Daniel Spencer

As you may know by now, your Netflix experience will be much better or worse depending on your geographical location. Netflix maybe available world wide (except for Mainland China, Crimea, North Korea and Syria), but are you really getting your money's worth?

Topping the list of countries subscribed to Netflix are United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil and Mexico. Given that Netflix is an American company and the U.S. side of Netflix has the most content, I will focus on the other 4.

At the time of writing, the U.S. version of Netflix has 5750 titles (1157 TV shows and 4593 movies) that would give you an average of 0.17 US Dollar per 100 titles, pretty good right? Now let's take a look at the other 4 regions

Canada

Canada currently has 3185 titles on Netflix (623 TV shows and 2562 movies) that's only 55% of the U.S. catalogue, does the price reflect on this? of course not!

The Canadian price for Netflix is surprisingly the same as the U.S. $9.99 (using the cheap tactic of replacing currency symbols rather than using the conversion ratings) so Canada having only 55% of the content that the U.S. have, despite paying the same amount for the service. That means in Canada are paying 0.31 US Dollar per 100 titles, how much should you be paying? If we use the 0.17 US Dollar per 100 titles then you should be paying 5.41 US Dollars for your monthly standard Netflix subscription.

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom currently has 2028 titles on Netflix (442 TV shows and 1586 movies) that's only 35% of the U.S. catalogue.

The UK price for Netflix is £7.49, oddly enough they used the conversion ratings instead replacing the dollar symbol with a pound symbol. This means the UK are paying the same price as the U.S. version of Netflix, despite only having 35% of the catalogue, that's makes it 0.49 US Dollars per 100 titles! So, how much should you really be paying? 3.44 US Dollars for your monthly standard Netflix subscription.

Brazil

Brazil currently has 2234 titles on Netflix (562 TV shows and 1672 movies) that's only 38% of the U.S. catalogue.

Brazilian subscribers are paying R$22.90 which is 6.39 US Dollar which is actually cheaper than a U.S. subscriber, but is it worth it for 35% less content? Well that would make it 0.28 US Dollars per 100 titles. How much should you be paying? 3.79 US Dollars for your monthly standard Netflix subscription.

Mexico

Finally, we come to Mexico who currently have 2998 titles on Netflix (592 TV shows and 2406 movies) that 52% of the U.S. catalogue.

Mexican subscribers are paying MX$129 which is 7.28 US Dollar, not far off than their neighbours across the border, but with 52% less content, is it worth it? That would make it 0.32 US Dollars per 100 titles. So finally, how much should Mexican subscribers be paying? 5.09 US Dollars for your monthly standard Netflix subscription.

As you can see, Netflix is far from fair when it comes to pricing and the content world wide. Until Netflix can sort out their geographical licensing, they should reduce the price per country depending on how much content the country can actually view using their service. This is just the top 5 countries using Netflix, imagine the statistics for some of the countries who are worse off!

You can use the Netflix title comparison here to see how worse off yours or other countries are!

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