Country Year Definition
    Working group definition National criteria
    1a 1b
       
Austria 2017 X  
2016 X  
2014 X 49)   
2012   X
2008   X
2006   X
2002   X
 
Country Year Number of museums according to type of collection
    total of which
    2a 2b 2c 2d
      Art, archaeology and history museums Science and technology museums, ethnology museums Other museums
Austria 2017 549 75)  187 64 298
2016 553 62)  158 59 336
2014 562 50)  164 73 325
2012 449 39)  113 50 282
2008 493 21)  118 58 313
2006 399 79 53 267
2002 370 77 47 246
 
Country Year Ownership
    state-owned museums local-, regional-owned museums other public-owned museums private-owned museums
    3a 3b 3c 3d 3e
    Total Total Total Total Of which
ppp
Austria 2017 38 219   292  
2016 36 252 1 264  
2014 41 231 1 289  
2012 30 234 3 182  
2008 28 249 3 213  
2006 17 185 2 196  
2002       189  
 
Country Year Management
    state-managed museums local-, regional-managed museums other public-managed museums private-managed museums
    4a 4b 4c 4d 4e
    Total Total Total Total Of which
ppp
Austria 2017 3 139 60 347  
2016 3 162 56 332  
2014 2 164 53 343  
2012 3 157 49 240  
2008 4 163 51 275  
2006 3 139 21 236  
2002       235  
 
Country Year Ownership of permanent collection
    Public ≤ 50% Public > 50%
    5a 5b
       
Austria 2017    
2016    
2014    
2012    
2008    
2006    
2002    
 
Country Year Number of visits
    Total Of which
    6a 6b 6c 6d 6e 6f 6g
      free admissions
Total
free admissions
%
foreigners
Total
foreigners
%
temporary exhibitions
Total
temporary exhibitions
%
Austria 2017 19.003.353 3.051.449 18,58 63)         
2016 18.172.165 3.098.498 19,18 63)         
2014 17.287.605 3.152.209 20,80 51)         
2012 12.047.400 2.905.500 28,90 11)         
2008 12.097.500 2.450.000 24,50 22)         
2006 11.579.900 2.542.400 27,50 11)         
2002 9.328.700 2)  1.943.000 25,60        
 
Country Year Staff
    Paid staff Volunteers
    7a 7b 7c 7d 7e 7f 7g 7h
    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
Austria 2017 6.351 76)  1.950 77)      4.089 640    
2016 5.845 64)  1.852 65)      3.508 624    
2014 5.631 52)  1.551 53)      3.670 542    
2012 6.281 12)  1.765 13)      3.441      
2008 5.015 23)  1.239 24)      3.349      
2006 4.662 12)  1.270 13)      3.158      
2002 2.906 3)        2.081 3)       
 
Country Year Admissions
    Total number of museums with paid admissions with a price of tickets (in EUR) Number of museums
    8a 8b 8c 8d 8e
    < 2,5,- 2,5 - 5,- > 5,- with free entrance with museum card
Austria 2017 21 154 274 100 66)   
2016 18 151 265 118 66)   
2014 30 179 235 111 54)   
2012 33 191 128 97 40)   
2008 77 204 99 113 25)   
2006 84 203 76 115 14)   
2002 90 4)  174 4)  48 4)  54 4)   
 
Country Year Temporary exhibitions
    Total Of which
    9a 9b 9c
      Own production Joined productions
Austria 2017 791    
2016 819    
2014 814    
2012      
2008      
2006      
2002      
 
Country Year Expenditure (of museums)
    Total (In EUR) Of which
    10a 10b 10c 10d 10e
      Ordinary expenditures
Total
Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
Extraordinary expenditures
Total
Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
Austria 2017 363.167.492        
2016 341.604.348 67)         
2014 359.795.135 55)         
2012 324.912.300 41)         
2008 264.806.900 26)         
2006 215.651.900 15)         
2002 156.248.100 5)         
 
Country Year Income (of museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    11a 11b 11c
      Entry fees Public subsidies
Austria 2017 363.368.252 78)  89.992.426 79)  176.690.792 80) 
2016 338.765.274 68)  81.746.515 69)  186.937.144 70) 
2014 346.003.109 56)  81.096.450 57)  194.265.017 58) 
2012 316.001.100 42)  46.991.600 43)  208.613.600 44) 
2008 252.652.800 27)  27.040.400 28)  182.041.800 29) 
2006 212.348.600 16)  25.936.500 17)  151.842.600 18) 
2002 115.387.000 5)  15.649.900 6)  61.074.900 7) 
 
Country Year Public expenditure (for museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    12a 12b
      Investments
Austria 2017    
2016    
2014    
2012    
2008    
2006    
2002    
 
Country Year Number of museums making use of computers
    Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer Of which
    13a 13b 13c 13d 13e
      for administrative purpose for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system) having a database for electronic inventory having an Internet access
Austria 2017 399 116 246 214 173
2016 406 343 216 281 300
2014 393 334 197 260 292
2012 312 45)  248 173 271 201
2008 338 30)  294 172 230 269
2006 318 268 169 220 240
2002 278 225 145 175 193
 
Country Year Information - Diffusion - Education
    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
    14 15a 15b 16a 16b 16c 17a 17b 17c 17d 17e
    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
Austria 2017 430 361         486        
2016 439 358         482        
2014 437 338         486        
2012   251 45)                   
2008   276 30)                   
2006   248                  
2002 297 193                  
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
     
    18
     
Austria 2017 8,47
2016 8,55
2014 8,19
2012  
2008  
2006  
2002  
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
     
    19
     
Austria 2017  
2016  
2014  
2012 5,30
2008 5,90
2006 4,80
2002  
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
     
    20
     
Austria 2017 216.068,17
2016 207.924,12
2014 202.337,81
2012 142.690,70
2008 145.427,30 21) 
2006 140.092,00
2002  
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
     
    21
     
Austria 2017 181.373,18 71) 
2016 172.471,41 71) 
2014 165.444,00 59) 
2012 84.615,20 11) 
2008 90.992,60 31) 
2006 81.093,20 11) 
2002  
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
     
    22
     
Austria 2017 35.787,86 72) 
2016 33.966,66 72) 
2014 32.373,79 60) 
2012  
2008  
2006  
2002  
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
     
    23
     
Austria 2017  
2016  
2014  
2012 26.831,60
2008 25.522,20
2006 29.999,60
2002  
 
Country Year
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants
     
    24
     
Austria 2017 127,12
2016 118,59
2014 117,00
2012 74,40
2008 60,30
2006 56,40
2002  
 
Country Year
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)
     
    25
     
Austria 2017 41,29
2016 39,09
2014 42,11
2012 38,50
2008 31,80
2006 26,00
2002  
 
Country Year
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)
     
    26
     
Austria 2017  
2016  
2014  
2012  
2008  
2006  
2002  
 
Country Year
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year
     
    27
     
Austria 2017 244
2016 248
2014 229
2012 232
2008 237
2006 234
2002 243 8) 
 
Country Year
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
     
    28
     
Austria 2017 224
2016 223
2014 220
2012 206
2008 216 32) 
2006 159
2002 149 9) 
 
Country Year Number of museums necessary to reach
    50 % of total visits (including free entries) 75 % of total visits (including free entries)
    29a 29b
       
Austria 2017 9 36
2016 9 35
2014 10 34
2012 16 46
2008 17 34)  52 35) 
2006 12 32
2002    
 
Country Year
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff
     
    30
     
Austria 2017 169 81) 
2016 209 73) 
2014 151 61) 
2012 124 47) 
2008 122 37) 
2006 136
2002  
 
Country Year
Average price paid
(in EUR)
     
    31
     
Austria 2017 8,10 74) 
2016 7,30 74) 
2014 7,20
2012 7,60 46) 
2008 4,80 36) 
2006 5,30 19) 
2002  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication
     
    32
     
Austria 2017 413
2016 206
2014 198
2012 200 47) 
2008 225 37) 
2006 223
2002  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier
     
    33
     
Austria 2017  
2016  
2014  
2012  
2008  
2006  
2002  
 
Country Year
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
     
    34
     
Austria 2017  
2016  
2014  
2012 60,30 48) 
2008 62,20 38) 
2006 39,00 20) 
2002 30,20
 
Country Year
Population
Source: Eurostat
     
    35
     
Austria 2017 8.772.865
2016 8.700.471
2014 8.506.889
2012 8.443.018
2008 8.318.592
2006 8.254.298
2002 8.063.640
 
Country Year
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
     
    36
     
Austria 2017 106,80
2016 106,00
2014 103,60
2012 100,70
2008 101,10
2006 100,30
2002 98,00
 
Country Year
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
     
    37
     
Austria 2017 127,000
2016 128,000
2014 130,000
2012 130,000
2008 124,000
2006 126,000
2002 127,000
 
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.
75) Austria: The number of extant units (registered museums) in 2017 is 745. However, 193 units did not participate in the survey.
76) Austria: plus 740 freelancers.
77) Austria: plus 357 freelancers.
78) Austria: Number of reporting units (which may comprise more than one museum): 243 out of 273.
79) Austria: Number of reporting units (which may comprise more than one museum): 223 out of 273.
80) Austria: units (which may comprise more than one museum): 190 out of 273.
81) Austria: Out of 427 units which reported on specialised staff.