Country     Hungary
Year     2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2008 2002
Definition Working group definition 1a                 X 3) 
National criteria 1b   X X X X X X X 6)    4) 
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   737 745 743 750 752 734 671 661
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums             185 197
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums             153 155
  2d Other museums             333 309
Ownership state-owned museums 3a Total 107 113 124 124   29 96 14
local-, regional-owned museums 3b Total 483 485 474 490   548 503 595
other public-owned museums 3c Total 32 36 38 33   128 6 38
private-owned museums 3d Total 115 111 107 103   6 66 7)  14
  3e Of which
ppp
          44    
Management state-managed museums 4a Total 107 113 124 124 131 29 84 14
local-, regional-managed museums 4b Total 483 485 474 490 471 548 479 595
other public-managed museums 4c Total 32 36 38 33 31 128 6 38
private-managed museums 4d Total 115 111 107 103 119 6 102 7)  14
  4e Of which
ppp
          44    
Ownership of permanent collection Public ≤ 50% 5a               66 14
Public > 50% 5b               605 647
Number of visits Total 6a   10.781.646 10.395.847 9.563.281 9.557.052 9.133.600 8.372.374 10.123.438 9.477.834
Of which 6b free admissions
Total
3.964.013 4.115.153 3.813.724 3.733.891 3.809.182 3.187.590 4.416.600 4.085.228
  6c free admissions
%
36,76 39,58 39,87 39,06 42,00 38,10 43,60 43,10
  6d foreigners
Total
2.224.745 1.961.195 1.846.241 1.755.178 1.675.625 1.596.015 1.583.643 8)   
  6e foreigners
%
20,63 18,86 19,30 18,36 18,00 20,00 15,60  
  6f temporary exhibitions
Total
               
  6g temporary exhibitions
%
               
Staff Paid staff 7a Number
Total
6.839 6.873 6.603 6.047 5.340 6.313 5.548 3.646
  7b Number
Of which
specialised
4.221 2.034 1.632 3.524 3.008 3.330 2.660 998
  7c FTES a year
Total
          366 4.557 3.646
  7d FTES a year
Of which
specialised
            2.427,00 998,00
Volunteers 7e Number
Total
723 703 701 756 606 540 259  
  7f Number
Of which
specialised
246 117 60 367     152  
  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,-                
  8b 2,5 - 5,-           3.237.769    
  8c > 5,-           2.447.015    
Number of museums 8d with free entrance           3.187.590   14 5) 
  8e with museum card                
Temporary exhibitions Total 9a   1.829 1.864 1.775 1.842   1.756    
Of which 9b Own production                
  9c Joined productions                
Expenditure (of museums) Total (In EUR) 10a   226.944.228 160.898.702 175.536.218 165.537.176 1.368.062 121.012.210 223.532.544 210.442.066
Of which 10b Ordinary expenditures
Total
        609.644 117.347.943 218.327.811 210.287.389
  10c Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
84.719.792 66.826.025 74.914.045 68.748.766 587.134 53.829.017 83.500.000 105.611.450
  10d Extraordinary expenditures
Total
        171.284 3.664.267 5.204.734 81.940
  10e Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
843.625 363.270 226.607 726.584 11.429 854.160 1.885.207 72.737
Income (of museums) Total (in EUR) 11a   298.810.326 212.242.468 206.377.968 199.273.847 1.634.376 129.216.737 237.133.728 210.442.066
Of which 11b Entry fees 13.658.262 12.968.555 12.032.871 12.609.647 108.329 10.723.164 19.010.059 11.105.880
  11c Public subsidies 215.076.205 146.384.499 127.020.375 135.352.515 818.444 79.340.840 128.979.290 609.376
Public expenditure (for museums) Total (in EUR) 12a   215.186.972 146.397.679 127.031.811 135.437.568     158.163.905 197.039.766
Of which 12b Investments           44.469.530 3.320.710 39.826.509
Number of museums making use of computers Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer 13a     600 597 605 374 378 486 371
Of which 13b for administrative purpose           378   160
  13c for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system) 209 201 159 178   67   45
  13d having a database for electronic inventory 99 99 100 90 110 147 160 48
  13e having an Internet access 413 405 396 389 374 378 279 200
Information - Diffusion - Education Number of museums possessing a web-site 14 Total 298 303 309 311 319 285   154
Number of museums possessing an own web-site 15a Total             230 154
  15b Of wich
are updating themselves their web-site
              103
Number of museums 16a connected to a museum portal
Total
  218         279 9)   
  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 593 612 561 597 598 564   38
  17b Of which
for school children
538 545 539 527 529 506 148 35
  17c Of which
for ethnic minorities
               
  17d for senior citizens                
  17e for others 75 67 22 70   315   3
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
18           0,08 7,41    
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
  19   7,50 7,60 8,00 7,60 0,08 7,41 6,70 6,61
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
  20   110.050,00 106.037,00 97.034,00 95.570,00 0,08     94.778,00
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
  21   40.461,00 64.063,00 58.338,00 37.846,00 925,40 83,00 101.234,40 53.926,00
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
  22           12.145,00 11.345,00    
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
  23   14.629,00 13.954,00 12.871,00 12.742,00 12.145,00 11.345,00 15.087,00 14.338,00
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants   24   69,80 69,40 66,60 61,00 0,06 0,60 55,50 36,46
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)   25   0,04 0,06 0,06 0,06     22,30 57.718,00
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)   26               1.581.639,00 1.970.397,00
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year   27             734 497 661
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
  28   274 280 269 266 246 245 274 126
Number of museums necessary to reach 50 % of total visits (including free entries) 29a   369 372 372 375   480 22  
75 % of total visits (including free entries) 29b   553 559 558 563   394 74  
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff 30   461 287 341 157   426 281 481
Average price paid
(in EUR)
  31               3,34 0,48
Number of museums with at least one publication   32   245 298 269 269 148 183 120 83
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier   33                  
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
  34   39,20 41,10 34,80 28,00     33,00 10)  33,00
Population
Source: Eurostat
  35   9.797.561 9.830.485 9.855.571 9.877.365 9.897.000 9.931.925 11)  10.045.401 10.174.853
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
  36   105,00 106,00 106,00 106,00 108,50 107,20 12)  107,90 109,20
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37   62,000 59,600 57,600 57,900 67,000 66,000 64,000 61,000


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1) Eurostat surveys 2001 and 2003, if not otherwise indicated
2) The definition currently being applied by the museum sector is the definition devised by the sector for the purposes of developing a national museum policy framework. This framework was developed by the Heritage Council in consultation with the sector. The definition is follows: “Museums are not for profit institutions that collect, safeguard, hold in trust, research, develop and interpret collections of original objects and original objects on loan, for the public benefit. They function publicly as places where people learn from and find inspiration and enjoyment through the display and research of original objects
3) On the basis of the Act 140. of 1997: “On the protection of Cultural goods, Museum Institutions, Libraries and Archives”: 1. A museum is a museum institution consisting of on scientifically arranged collection of cultural goods. 2. The task of a museum is to continuously collect, register, preserve and restore a certain form of cultural goods and to scientifically research, publish and display such at exhibitions and in other manners. Cultural goods: any outstanding, characteristic products of the creation and development of animate and inanimate nature, humanity, the Hungarian nation and the history of the people of Hungary, be they in the form of physical objects, images, written documents or in any other form (audio, multimedia documents) as well as works of art. Museum institution: museums, museum collections of public interest and museum exhibition sites of public interest.
4) National museums, specialised museums with national collection scope, county, district, thematic museums, exhibitions sites. Licence is given by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage.
5) permanent exhibitions of the national museums
6) Hungary: museums and sites of museum nature must have a license of operation to be considered a museum institution and only these are included in the statistics
7) Hungary: including church museums
8) Hungary: estimation
9) Hungary: www.museum.hu
10) Hungary: in 2003, Gallup (http://ec.europa.eu/culture/pdf/doc973_en.pdf
11) Hungary: break in time series
12) Hungary: data concern year 2011