Country     France
Year     2010 2003 2000
Definition Working group definition 1a        
National criteria 1b   X X 4)  X
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   330 1.173 4)  1.300 2) 
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums   780 5)  350
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums   400 5)  300
  2d Other museums   90 5)  650
Ownership state-owned museums 3a Total 36 80 6)   
local-, regional-owned museums 3b Total 214 780 6)   
other public-owned museums 3c Total 2    
private-owned museums 3d Total 78 120 6)   
  3e Of which
ppp
     
Management state-managed museums 4a Total 36 30 7)   
local-, regional-managed museums 4b Total 214 770 7)   
other public-managed museums 4c Total 2 30 7)   
private-managed museums 4d Total 78 140 7)   
  4e Of which
ppp
     
Ownership of permanent collection Public ≤ 50% 5a   78    
Public > 50% 5b   252    
Number of visits Total 6a   4.869.035 40.469.600 65.000.000 3) 
Of which 6b free admissions
Total
2.502.978 16.468.600  
  6c free admissions
%
51,40 41,00  
  6d foreigners
Total
401.253    
  6e foreigners
%
8,20    
  6f temporary exhibitions
Total
     
  6g temporary exhibitions
%
     
Staff Paid staff 7a Number
Total
  22.300  
  7b Number
Of which
specialised
     
  7c FTES a year
Total
2.644    
  7d FTES a year
Of which
specialised
1.276,00    
Volunteers 7e Number
Total
  2.200  
  7f Number
Of which
specialised
     
  7g FTES a year
Total
18    
  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,- 19 176  
  8b 2,5 - 5,- 62 633  
  8c > 5,- 58 94  
Number of museums 8d with free entrance 18 153  
  8e with museum card      
Temporary exhibitions Total 9a   1.134    
Of which 9b Own production 559    
  9c Joined productions 206    
Expenditure (of museums) Total (In EUR) 10a   199.645.883    
Of which 10b Ordinary expenditures
Total
199.645.883    
  10c Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
95.818.576    
  10d Extraordinary expenditures
Total
     
  10e Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
2.746.841    
Income (of museums) Total (in EUR) 11a   199.645.883    
Of which 11b Entry fees 10.158.536    
  11c Public subsidies 157.484.240    
Public expenditure (for museums) Total (in EUR) 12a   157.848.240   543.000.000 3) 
Of which 12b Investments      
Number of museums making use of computers Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer 13a   158    
Of which 13b for administrative purpose 158    
  13c for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system) 57    
  13d having a database for electronic inventory 147 660 8)   
  13e having an Internet access 158 690  
Information - Diffusion - Education Number of museums possessing a web-site 14 Total 158 730  
Number of museums possessing an own web-site 15a Total   210  
  15b Of wich
are updating themselves their web-site
     
Number of museums 16a connected to a museum portal
Total
158    
  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 103 1.000  
  17b Of which
for school children
103 940  
  17c Of which
for ethnic minorities
22    
  17d for senior citizens 35    
  17e for others 36    
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
18        
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
  19   6,10 1,90  
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
  20   90.502,00 67.241,00 111.000,00
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
  21   43.979,00 39.878,00  
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
  22        
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
  23   15.408,00 36.984,00 50.000,00
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants   24   49,10 42,00  
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)   25   37,10    
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)   26   2.933.982,00   912.000,00
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year   27   179 780  
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
  28   185 680  
Number of museums necessary to reach 50 % of total visits (including free entries) 29a   34 30  
75 % of total visits (including free entries) 29b   86 160  
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff 30   158    
Average price paid
(in EUR)
  31   5,30    
Number of museums with at least one publication   32   88    
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier   33   7    
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
  34     23,50 23,00
Population
Source: Eurostat
  35   64.694.497 61.864.088 59.635.000
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
  36   102,50 98,10 96,00
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37   108,000 111,000 115,000


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