Country     Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland Germany Hungary Italy Latvia Norway Portugal Romania Slovenia Switzerland The Netherlands
Year     2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Definition Working group definition 1a       X   X       X 11)  X X X X      
National criteria 1b   X X   X   X 2)  X X           X X 28)  X 27) 
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   35 187 486 258 256 322 2)  6.358 752 459 144 127 21)  675 750   1.107 799
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums   133 104 176 63   1.142   459     263 257   303 529
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums   17 49 67 24     10)          185 241   607 242
  2d Other museums   37 333   169   5.216         227 252   197 28
Ownership state-owned museums 3a Total   25 30 6 84 19 462   459 40 13 489       65
local-, regional-owned museums 3b Total   158 347   87 208 2.479     89 15          
other public-owned museums 3c Total   4 47     9 427     8 99          
private-owned museums 3d Total     62 127 85 86 2.737     7   186 82     734
  3e Of which
ppp
            253                  
Management state-managed museums 4a Total     30   79 19   131 450 40 13          
local-, regional-managed museums 4b Total     347   87 208   471 7 89 15          
other public-managed museums 4c Total     47   5 9   31   8 99          
private-managed museums 4d Total     62   85 86   119 2 7            
  4e Of which
ppp
                2              
Ownership of permanent collection Public ≤ 50% 5a                                  
Public > 50% 5b     187                            
Number of visits Total 6a   283.429 4.643.600 10.489.589 13.351.843 3.324.045 5.439.333 110.425.002 9.133.600 38.190.401 2.635.990 10.944.898 11.062.584 10.927.765 3.558.551 18.300.000 26.484.000
Of which 6b free admissions
Total
  879.468 2.816.102   1.126.587 2.874.902   3.809.182 17.503.913 986.157 5.579.320 3.969.793 4.015.800 2.410.017 2.556.000 30)  5.151.000
  6c free admissions
%
  18,90 26,80   20,00 52,90   42,00 53,94 37,40 51,00 35,90   67,70 14,00 19,45
  6d foreigners
Total
  782.292 1.765.106   1.260.000 503.049   1.675.625   223.404 18)    3.863.635   731.519   6.994.000
  6e foreigners
%
  16,80 16,83   34,00 9,20   18,00   8,50 19)    34,90   21,00   26,41
  6f temporary exhibitions
Total
                      5.685.375        
  6g temporary exhibitions
%
                      51,40        
Staff Paid staff 7a Number
Total
270 2.860 5.593   2.077     5.340   1.810 3.405 22)  3.721 6.350 2.067 8.175 29)  8.332
  7b Number
Of which
specialised
13 1.747 2.752   1.362     3.008   871   2.233 3.522 1.236    
  7c FTES a year
Total
    5.593     2.709         3.863         5.490
  7d FTES a year
Of which
specialised
    2.752,00     1.221,00         2.036,00 23)           
Volunteers 7e Number
Total
    1.376   486 1.388   606       316   285 5.206 29)  31.019
  7f Number
Of which
specialised
                      246   182    
  7g FTES a year
Total
          18         202         4.884
  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,-   158       10 3)  1.143   54 12)  99            
  8b 2,5 - 5,-   11       50 1.315   108 13)  17 2          
  8c > 5,-   1       77 444   64 14)  2 108          
Number of museums 8d with free entrance   17     57 12 1.597   206 24 17 347     528 30)   
  8e with museum card         20       77 15)              400
Temporary exhibitions Total 9a     2.620 4.103   1.651 1.132 8.942     1.107 1.066 277 3.136 1.602   2.267
Of which 9b Own production   1.645 2.783   1.254 511             2.145      
  9c Joined productions   975 1.320   400 258             991      
Expenditure (of museums) Total (In EUR) 10a     20.365.451 146.363.675   39.365.840 219.080.982   1.368.062   30.508.966       50.209.231   882.000.000
Of which 10b Ordinary expenditures
Total
        39.054.631 219.080.982   609.644   26.135.381 524.977.653         481.000.000
  10c Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
        17.616.558 104.606.082   587.134   14.577.931 281.237.466     28.883.137   361.000.000
  10d Extraordinary expenditures
Total
  440.192     311.208     171.284   4.373.585            
  10e Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
  87.150 1.814.284   311.208 2.763.547 4)    11.429   360.890           40.000.000
Income (of museums) Total (in EUR) 11a     21.949.371 145.332.413   52.053.919 219.080.982   1.634.376 125.826.333 27.680.709 534.756.233     49.867.769   878.000.000
Of which 11b Entry fees   3.698.313     6.845.061 13.238.507   108.329 125.826.333 2.881.300 34.382.035     5.830.846   161.000.000
  11c Public subsidies   15.889.336     24.845.841 168.024.834   818.444   21.724.165       41.955.629   498.000.000
Public expenditure (for museums) Total (in EUR) 12a     15.889.446 132.461.097   24.845.841 168.024.834       21.724.165 387.987.244         488.000.000
Of which 12b Investments     21.212.840   17.128.341         531.682            
Number of museums making use of computers Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer 13a     181     146 154 6)    374   128 20)  127          
Of which 13b for administrative purpose   177     146 154 5)        124 127          
  13c for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system)   59 124   115         67            
  13d having a database for electronic inventory   136     139 150   110   119            
  13e having an Internet access   175     142 154   374   128 127   25)         
Information - Diffusion - Education Number of museums possessing a web-site 14 Total         180 154 6)    319                
Number of museums possessing an own web-site 15a Total   111 436                          
  15b Of wich
are updating themselves their web-site
                               
Number of museums 16a connected to a museum portal
Total
          154                    
  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   130 238   147 119 6)    598   109            
  17b Of which
for school children
  130 196   162     529       312        
  17c Of which
for ethnic minorities
  26 16                          
  17d for senior citizens   67 99                 275        
  17e for others   28 67   125             169        
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
18     2,60 4,60   19,42     0,08 0,76 7,10 2,50 6,50        
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
  19   0,76 2,60       5,90 7)    0,08 0,76 7,10 2,50 3,40       4,80
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
  20   8.027,00 63.916,00 99.799,00   252.204,29 100.728,00 7)    0,08 62.831,00 130.248,00 214,22 105.788,00   172.654,00   157.835,00
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
  21     51.811,00     201.592,57 47.489,00 7)    925,40 28.942,00 81.521,00 105.021,00 67.826,00       127.137,00
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
  22     24.832,00 21.584,00   12.984,55     12.145,00 88.609,00 16)  18.305,00 86.180,00          
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
  23   10.497,00 24.832,00     10.689,00 16.892,00 7)    12.145,00   18.305,00 86.180,00 31.339,00     16.530,00 33,15
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants   24   7,71 39,40 53,20   157,59 50,10   0,06   89,00 75,60 24)  38,40   114,10   50,00
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)   25     2,80 13,93   29,87 40,20       15,07 102,80     24,40   53,00
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)   26     218.707,00 1.260.248,00   1.885.121,23 3.111.571,00       1.073.421,10 7.594.108,00         2.908.298,00
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year   27     173 377   164 175 7)      418 115 102 345     295 550
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
  28     111 234   91 197 2.155 246 279 17)  68 113 220     369 443
Number of museums necessary to reach 50 % of total visits (including free entries) 29a     14       35     7 17)    17 17       28
75 % of total visits (including free entries) 29b     37       86     29 17)    36 50       97
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff 30     186 274   155 154 8)        122 115 353        
Average price paid
(in EUR)
  31           2,33 6,23     7,15 1,75 6,41          
Number of museums with at least one publication   32     121 158   105 83 8)    148   68 87   26)         
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier   33     69 14     2 8)              26)         
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
  34           66,40                      
Population
Source: Eurostat
  35   3.530.766 7.284.552 10.510.719 5.602.628 1.317.997 5.451.270 9)  80.523.746 9.897.000 59.685.227 2.023.825 5.051.275 10.427.301 20 2.061.085 8.139.600 16.779.575
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
  36   68,90 66,70 133,30 130,80 30,40 17,90 9)  230,00 108,50 197,00 31,00   113,10 86,90 101,60 203,50 498,00
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37     46,000 80,000 128,000 75,000 112,000 122,000 67,000 98,000   191,000 77,000 55,000 83,000 158,000 108,000


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) Finland: The statistics cover 154 professionally-run museums (administrative units) maintaining 322 museum sites
3) Finland: Admission fees for the main site of a museum
4) Finland: Included in the ordinary expenditures
5) Answers by administrative units (150)
6) Finland: Answers by administrative units (154), not by museum sites
7) Finland: Answers by museum sites
8) Finland: Answers by administrative units
9) Finland: refers to year 2014
10) This category is not applicable; in Germany Science and technology museums are split from ethnology museums
11) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only State-owned museum existing on Italian territory in 2013 (of which 431 opened)
12) Italy: 1 museum card included in 2013 (53 + 1)
13) Italy: 8 museum cards included in 2013 (100 + 8)
14) Italy: 25 museum cards included in 2013 (35 + 29)
15) Italy: The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2012 and in 2013 there are 38 circuits of museums, equal to 77 museums, and all the museums belonging to the same circuit are accessible with one price. Two state-owned museums are included in non-state-owned circuits.
16) Italy: The value concerns only opened museums.
17) Italy: The number includes also the Circuits.
18) Latvia: 223.404 (in groups only)
19) Latvia: 8,5 % (in groups only)
20) Latvia: No KK sadaļas "Informācijas tehnoloģijas"
21) Norway: 127 museums were open to the public and had at least one full-time employee in 2013
22) Norway: Only regular staff, number of persons
23) Norway: Includes museum directors, archivists and librarians
24) Norway: Total number of FTEs per 100.000 inhabitants
25) Portgal: data collected every 3 years.
26) Portugal: data collected every 3 years.
27) The Netherlands: ICOM-definition.
28) Switzerland: Including zoos and botanical gardens.
29) Switzerland: data generated by 669 museums.
30) Switzerland: data generated by 528 museums.