Publications by EGMUS
In 2004 EGMUS published a first overview of data available on museum statistics on more than 20 countries in Europe. You can find the PDF-file here:
or you can order a printed copy at the Institut für Museumsforschung, In der Halde 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany.
Since 2004 data have been continuously updated. All data provided on this website.
Paper presented at the 12th plenary meeting in the European Group on Museum Statistics (EGMUS): Museum Statistics and Museum Policies – New Developments Oslo, 21 – 22 October 2010. Prepared by Jos de Haan (Head of the research group Time, Media and Culture at the Netherlands Institute of Social Research (SCP) and Professor ICT, Culture and Knowledge Society at the Erasmus University Rotterdam).
Publications by other Sources
European Statistical System Network on Culture. 2012 FINAL REPORT
EUROPEAN COMMISSION - EUROSTAT
Pocketbook Cultural Statistics, 2011 Edition (first published in 2007).
The Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS) published by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) in 2009. It updates the 1987 methodology for guiding professionals who organise cultural statistics. The FCS can be downloaded here.
In 2012 the UIS published a reviewed methodological approach for Measuring the economic contribution of cultural industries and the Handbook Measuring cultural participation that offers guidelines for creating surveys as well as national specifications.
Museums and Art Gallery Attendance in Canada and the Provinces
Research series on the arts, Vol. 1 No. 3
Museus em Números
Instituto Brasileiro de Museus
The Art Newspaper publishes attendance numbers of the most visited museums on an annual basis. The Attendance topic can be found under theartnewspaper.com/special/Attendance. The last edition (2012) can be downloaded here.