Country Year Definition Number of museums according to type of collection Ownership Management Ownership of permanent collection Number of visits Staff Admissions Temporary exhibitions Expenditure (of museums) Income (of museums) Public expenditure (for museums) Number of museums making use of computers Information - Diffusion - Education
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
Number of museums necessary to reach
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff
Average price paid
(in EUR)
Number of museums with at least one publication
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
Population
Source: Eurostat
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
   Working group definition National criteria total of which state-owned museums local-, regional-owned museums other public-owned museums private-owned museums state-managed museums local-, regional-managed museums other public-managed museums private-managed museums Public ≤ 50% Public > 50% Total Of which Paid staff Volunteers Total number of museums with paid admissions with a price of tickets (in EUR) Number of museums Total Of which Total (In EUR) Of which Total (in EUR) Of which Total (in EUR) Of which Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer Of which Number of museums possessing a web-site Number of museums possessing an own web-site Number of museums Number of museums with at least one special museum education programme                       50 % of total visits (including free entries) 75 % of total visits (including free entries)                
   1a 1b 2a 2b 2c 2d 3a 3b 3c 3d 3e 4a 4b 4c 4d 4e 5a 5b 6a 6b 6c 6d 6e 6f 6g 7a 7b 7c 7d 7e 7f 7g 7h 8a 8b 8c 8d 8e 9a 9b 9c 10a 10b 10c 10d 10e 11a 11b 11c 12a 12b 13a 13b 13c 13d 13e 14 15a 15b 16a 16b 16c 17a 17b 17c 17d 17e 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29a 29b 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
         Art, archaeology and history museums Science and technology museums, ethnology museums Other museums Total Total Total Total Of which
ppp
Total Total Total Total Of which
ppp
      free admissions
Total
free admissions
%
foreigners
Total
foreigners
%
temporary exhibitions
Total
temporary exhibitions
%
Number
Total
Number
Of which
specialised
FTES a year
Total
FTES a year
Of which
specialised
Number
Total
Number
Of which
specialised
FTES a year
Total
FTES a year
Of which
specialised
< 2,5,- 2,5 - 5,- > 5,- with free entrance with museum card   Own production Joined productions   Ordinary expenditures
Total
Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
Extraordinary expenditures
Total
Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
  Entry fees Public subsidies   Investments   for administrative purpose for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system) having a database for electronic inventory having an Internet access Total Total Of wich
are updating themselves their web-site
connected to a museum portal
Total
connected to a museum portal
Of which
connected to more than one museum portal
connected to (an)other portal(s) Total Of which
for school children
Of which
for ethnic minorities
for senior citizens for others                                          
The Netherlands 2015    X  685  489  156  40  67        618                    551  134  33.109.967 25)  5.521.387  17,00  9.349.488  28,00        9.568     6.600     32.615     5.743                 418  1.630        953.884.786  517.973.329  380.546.158     55.365.678  960.900.038  193.275.223  606.092.922  449.068.266                    685  685                 529  5  18  18     4,10  195.909,00  163.239,00     48,34  57,00  56,40  2.657.095,00  487  469  32  96                 16.900.726     109,000 
2013    X  799  529  242  28  65        735                          26.484.034  5.150.988  19,40  6.993.989  26,40        8.333     5.491     31.019     4.884                 400  1.921        882.166.236  480.888.474  361.288.481     39.991.963  878.410.445  160.812.170  585.318.680  487.972.216                                                        4,80  157.835,00  127.137,00     33,15  34,00  52,60  2.908,13  550  443  28  97                 16.779.575  498,40  110,000 
2011 X     788  568  220     79 23)        709                          23.138.000  4.010.000  17,30  5.160.000  22,30        8.060     5.527     29.205     4.669                 347  1.974        856.000.000  469.000.000  359.000.000     28.000.000  821.000.000  128.000.000  576.000.000          24)    24)    24)    24)    24)    24)    24)    24)    24)                       4,70  4,70  138.919,00  114.843,00     29.363,00  33,00  51,40  345.825,00  528  442  34  109                 16.655.799  401,00  135,000 
2009 X     810  514  271  25    22)  89  648  73        89  648  73           22.037.000  5.265.000  24,00  3.304.000  15,00        9.165     6.380     23.720     3.559     100  404  206  100  373  2.143        683.000.000     304.000.000     24.000.000  710.000.000  94.000.000  436.000.000        761           609  721  664                             4,90  4,90  132.867,00  101.123,00  27.206,00  27.206,00  38,00  41,18     544  450  36  117     4,49           16.485.787  489,70  132,000 
2007 X     773  501  261  11    13)  93  618  62       6)  93  618  62           20.540.000  3.692.000  31,00  5.437.000  26,00        8.598     6.016     21.329     3.015     179  371  123  101  363  2.420        602.000.000     267.000.000     92.000.000  611.000.000  82.000.000  379.000.000        711           533  688  618                             4,70  4,70  125.382,00  102.996,00  26.572,00  26.572,00  37,00  37,00     518  461  36  118     3,77        38,00  16.357.992  485,30  132,000 
2005 X     775  498  265  12    13)  116  597  62       6)  116  597  62           19.648.000  3.801.000  31,00  4.711.000  24,00        8.143     5.696     19.667     2.679     240  343  89  103  364  2.041        522.000.000     246.000.000        527.000.000  72.000.000  340.000.000        651           488  651  566                             4,70  4,70  120.392,00  97.188,00  25.352,00  25.352,00  35,00  32,00     527  465  33  112     3,29        32,20  16.305.526  483,10  131,000 
2003 X     828  541  275  12    13)  133  638  57       6)  133  638  57           19.558.000  3.527.000  30,00  4.223.000  22,00        8.496     5.837     19.693     2.357     302  330  72  123  406  2.162        476.000.000     227.000.000        476.000.000  64.000.000  305.000.000        679           475  596  513                             5,10  5,10  120.542,00  99.002,00  23.621,00  23.621,00  36,00  29,00     530  420  35  123     3,16        32,00  16.192.572  480,30  129,000 
2001 X     873 12)  553  311  9    13)  148 14)  637 15)  88       6)  148  637  88           20.767.000  3.643.000  29,00  4.603.000  22,00        8.285     5.478     17.888     2.330              120  437  2.135 16)        404.000.000     198.000.000        411.000.000  61.000.000 17)  261.000.000        751           541  663  515             18)                 5,00  5,00  129.422,00  107.112,00  23.788,00  23.788,00  34,00 19)  25,00     541  460  35 20)  123     2,24 21)        33,00  15.987.075  473,70  134,000 
1999       902 2)  560  322  10  35 3)  99 4)  19 5)  750  678    6)  99  19  750  678  153  750  20.679.000  3.441.000  32,00  3.969.000  19,00        7.694     5.198     16.205     1.765                    2.249 7)        354.000.000     183.000.000        358.000.000  54.000.000 8)  221.000.000                         9)    10)                             5,80  5,80  130.780,00  109.377,00  22.926,00  22.926,00  33,00 11)  22,00     568  444  38  130     2,23        33,00  15.760.225  466,70  131,000 


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1) Eurostat surveys 2001 and 2003, if not otherwise indicated
2) The Netherlands: of which 565 professionally-run museums.
3) The Netherlands: 25 museums are subsidited by the Ministry of Culture. They are foundations and therefore included in 3c. The collections as well as buildings of these museums are state property. 45 museums are dependant on state subsidies for at least 50% of their income.
4) The Netherlands: Municipal and provincial museums. The collections as well as the buildings of these museums are state, municipal or provincial property.
5) The Nertherlands: including a number of provincial museums.
6) The Netherlands: Including all museums subsidized by the central government.
7) The Netherlands: 1.725 temporary exhibitions were organized in the museums themselves; 346 in another venue in The Netherlands; 64 abroard.
8) The Netherlands: including the income from museum card.
9) The Netherlands: This is the total number of museums with or without an own website offering information on the Internet museum portals included.
10) The Netherlands: All museums with own website are connected to a museum portal.
11) The Netherlands: For FTE's of paid staff.
12) Of which 565 professionally-run museums.
13) Approximately 25 museums are subsidized by the Ministry of Culture. They are foundations and therefore included in 3c. The collections as well as buildings of these museums are state property.
14) Municipal and provincial museums. The collections as well as the buildings of these museums are state, municipal or provincial property
15) Including a number of provincial museums.
16) 1.725 temporary exhibitions were organized in the museums themselves; 346 in another venue in The Netherlands; 64 abroad.
17) Including the income from museum card: 4.980.000.-€
18) All 515 museums with own website are connected to a museum portal.
19) For FTE’s of paid staff.
20) 8 biggest museums attract 25% of total visits.
21) 2,24 (adults) / 1,47 (children)
22) The Netherlands: Approximately 25 museums are subsidized by the Ministry of Culture. They are foundations and therefore included in 3c. The collections as well as buildings of these museums are state property.
23) Netherlands: Approximately 25 museums are subsidized by the Ministry of Culture. They are foundations and therefore included in 3c. The collections as well as buildings of these museums are state property.
24) Netherlands: this question is no longer asked because all museums are supposed to use computers, access to internet and websites
25) Zoos are included