Country     Austria
Year     2016 2014 2012 2008 2006 2002
Definition Working group definition 1a   X X 49)         
National criteria 1b       X X X X
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   553 62)  562 50)  449 39)  493 21)  399 370
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums 158 164 113 118 79 77
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums 59 73 50 58 53 47
  2d Other museums 336 325 282 313 267 246
Ownership state-owned museums 3a Total 36 41 30 28 17  
local-, regional-owned museums 3b Total 252 231 234 249 185  
other public-owned museums 3c Total 1 1 3 3 2  
private-owned museums 3d Total 264 289 182 213 196 189
  3e Of which
ppp
           
Management state-managed museums 4a Total 3 2 3 4 3  
local-, regional-managed museums 4b Total 162 164 157 163 139  
other public-managed museums 4c Total 56 53 49 51 21  
private-managed museums 4d Total 332 343 240 275 236 235
  4e Of which
ppp
           
Ownership of permanent collection Public ≤ 50% 5a              
Public > 50% 5b              
Number of visits Total 6a   18.172.165 17.287.605 12.047.400 12.097.500 11.579.900 9.328.700 2) 
Of which 6b free admissions
Total
3.098.498 3.152.209 2.905.500 2.450.000 2.542.400 1.943.000
  6c free admissions
%
19,18 63)  20,80 51)  28,90 11)  24,50 22)  27,50 11)  25,60
  6d foreigners
Total
           
  6e foreigners
%
           
  6f temporary exhibitions
Total
           
  6g temporary exhibitions
%
           
Staff Paid staff 7a Number
Total
5.845 64)  5.631 52)  6.281 12)  5.015 23)  4.662 12)  2.906 3) 
  7b Number
Of which
specialised
1.852 65)  1.551 53)  1.765 13)  1.239 24)  1.270 13)   
  7c FTES a year
Total
           
  7d FTES a year
Of which
specialised
           
Volunteers 7e Number
Total
3.508 3.670 3.441 3.349 3.158 2.081 3) 
  7f Number
Of which
specialised
624 542        
  7g FTES a year
Total
           
  7h FTES a year
Of which
specialised
           
Admissions Total number of museums with paid admissions with a price of tickets (in EUR) 8a < 2,5,- 18 30 33 77 84 90 4) 
  8b 2,5 - 5,- 151 179 191 204 203 174 4) 
  8c > 5,- 265 235 128 99 76 48 4) 
Number of museums 8d with free entrance 118 66)  111 54)  97 40)  113 25)  115 14)  54 4) 
  8e with museum card            
Temporary exhibitions Total 9a   819 814        
Of which 9b Own production            
  9c Joined productions            
Expenditure (of museums) Total (In EUR) 10a   341.604.348 67)  359.795.135 55)  324.912.300 41)  264.806.900 26)  215.651.900 15)  156.248.100 5) 
Of which 10b Ordinary expenditures
Total
           
  10c Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
           
  10d Extraordinary expenditures
Total
           
  10e Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
           
Income (of museums) Total (in EUR) 11a   338.765.274 68)  346.003.109 56)  316.001.100 42)  252.652.800 27)  212.348.600 16)  115.387.000 5) 
Of which 11b Entry fees 81.746.515 69)  81.096.450 57)  46.991.600 43)  27.040.400 28)  25.936.500 17)  15.649.900 6) 
  11c Public subsidies 186.937.144 70)  194.265.017 58)  208.613.600 44)  182.041.800 29)  151.842.600 18)  61.074.900 7) 
Public expenditure (for museums) Total (in EUR) 12a              
Of which 12b Investments            
Number of museums making use of computers Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer 13a   406 393 312 45)  338 30)  318 278
Of which 13b for administrative purpose 343 334 248 294 268 225
  13c for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system) 216 197 173 172 169 145
  13d having a database for electronic inventory 281 260 271 230 220 175
  13e having an Internet access 300 292 201 269 240 193
Information - Diffusion - Education Number of museums possessing a web-site 14 Total 439 437       297
Number of museums possessing an own web-site 15a Total 358 338 251 45)  276 30)  248 193
  15b Of wich
are updating themselves their web-site
           
Number of museums 16a connected to a museum portal
Total
           
  16b connected to a museum portal
Of which
connected to more than one museum portal
           
  16c connected to (an)other portal(s)            
Number of museums with at least one special museum education programme 17a Total 482 486        
  17b Of which
for school children
           
  17c Of which
for ethnic minorities
           
  17d for senior citizens            
  17e for others            
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
18   8,55 8,19        
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
  19       5,30 5,90 4,80  
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
  20   207.924,12 202.337,81 142.690,70 145.427,30 21)  140.092,00  
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
  21   172.471,41 71)  165.444,00 59)  84.615,20 11)  90.992,60 31)  81.093,20 11)   
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
  22   33.966,66 72)  32.373,79 60)         
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
  23       26.831,60 25.522,20 29.999,60  
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants   24   118,59 117,00 74,40 60,30 56,40  
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)   25   39,09 42,11 38,50 31,80 26,00  
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)   26              
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year   27   248 229 232 237 234 243 8) 
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
  28   223 220 206 216 32)  159 149 9) 
Number of museums necessary to reach 50 % of total visits (including free entries) 29a   9 10 16 17 34)  12  
75 % of total visits (including free entries) 29b   35 34 46 52 35)  32  
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff 30   308 73)  151 61)  124 47)  122 37)  136  
Average price paid
(in EUR)
  31   7,30 74)  7,20 7,60 46)  4,80 36)  5,30 19)   
Number of museums with at least one publication   32   206 198 200 47)  225 37)  223  
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier   33              
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
  34       60,30 48)  62,20 38)  39,00 20)  30,20
Population
Source: Eurostat
  35   8.700.471 8.506.889 8.443.018 8.318.592 8.254.298 8.063.640
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
  36     103,60 100,70 101,10 100,30 98,00
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37   128,000 130,000 130,000 124,000 126,000 127,000


Blank spaces either imply that there is no data available or that the data is negligible or is equal to zero

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nil or negligible
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provisional or estimated statistical information
1) Eurostat surveys 2001 and 2003, if not otherwise indicated
2) out of 333 museums
3) Austria: Out of 332 museums
4) Austria: Out of 455 museums and museum-like institutions
5) Austria: Out of 184 museums
6) Austria: Out of 166 museums
7) Austria: Out of 127 museums
8) Austria: Out of 447 museums and museum-like institutions
9) Austria: Out of 333
10) Estimation based on Museum Annual Reports 2005
11) Austria: Visits with unknown payment-status not taken into account
12) Austria: Employees and freelancers
13) Austria: Employees only
14) Austria: Inclusive museums expecting a donation
15) Austria: n = 203
16) Austria: n = 212
17) Austria: n = 214
18) Austria: n = 213
19) Austria: Calculated for those museums which delivered data on the payment-status as well as entry fees (n = 187). The suggested calculation method would result in an average price of 2,9.-€.
20) Austria: Reference period 2nd quarter 2006 - 1st quarter 2007
21) Austria: in contrast to previous years the figures on the number of museums represent museum sites (local units) instead of institutions (organisational units)
22) Austria: visits with unknown payment-status not taken into account
23) Austria: employees and freelancers
24) Austria: employees only
25) Austria: inclusive museums expecting a donation
26) Austria: n = 209
27) Austria: n = 251
28) Austria: n = 264
29) Austria: n = 266
30) Austria: out of 415 museums
31) Austria: visits with unkonwn payment-status not taken in account
32) Austria: figure refers to sites instead of institutions
33) Austria: reflects sites instead of institutions
34) Austria: reflects sites instead of institutions
35) Austria: reflects sites instead of institutions
36) Austria: calculated for the museums which delivered data on both the payment-status and admission fees (n = 182)
37) Austria: out of 391 responding institutions
38) Austria: according to the Adult Education Survey 2007: population of age 25 to 64 that visited during the last 12 months museums, exhibitions or monuments
39) Austria: Number of museums participating in the non-compulsory survey
40) Austria: Inclusive museums expecting only a donation
41) Austria: n=199
42) Austria: n=215
43) Austria: n=198
44) Austria: n=173
45) Austria: Out of 372 institutions
46) Austria: Calculated for the museums which delivered data on both the payment-status and admission fees (n=189)
47) Austria: Out of 364 responding institutions
48) According to the Adult Education Survey 2011/12: population of age 25 to 64 that visited during the last 12 months museums, exhibitions or monuments.
49) Break in time series
50) The number of extant units (registered museums) in 2014 is 700. However, 138 units did not participate in the survey.
51) Not taking into account unknown admission status in the denominator
52) plus 695 freelancers
53) plus 293 freelancers
54) incuding museums which ask for a voluntary contribution
55) units (which may comprise more than one museum): 265 out of 496
56) units (which may comprise more than one museum): 296 out of 496
57) units (which may comprise more than one museum): 318 out of 496
58) units (which may comprise more than one museum): 314 out of 496
59) Inclusive visits with unknown admission status
60) not taking into account museums with unknown number of visits in the denominator
61) out of 479 organisational units (comprising partly more than one museum) which reported staff figures
62) Austria: The number of extant units (registered museums) in 2016 is 747. However, 194 units did not participate in the survey.
63) Austria: Not taking into account unknown admission status in the denominator.
64) Austria: plus 779 freelancers.
65) Austria: plus 415 freelancers.
66) Austria: Incuding museums which ask for a voluntary contribution.
67) Austria: Number of reporting units (which may comprise more than one museum): 263 out of 483.
68) Austria: Units (which may comprise more than one museum): 315 out of 483.
69) Austria: Number of reporting units (which may comprise more than one museum): 287 out of 483.
70) Austria: Units (which may comprise more than one museum): 288 out of 483.
71) Austria: Inclusive visits with unknown admission status.
72) Austria: Not taking into account museums with unknown number of visits in the denominator.
73) Austria: Out of 468 organisational units (comprising partly more than one museum) which reported staff figures.
74) Austria: The ratio is based only on units, for which both 'income from entries' and 'payment status of visitors' is known.