Country Year Definition
    Working group definition National criteria
    1a 1b
       
Italy 2017 X  
2013 X 83)   
2012 X 77)   
2011 X  
2010 X 70)   
2009 X 65)   
2008 X 59)   
2007 X  
2006 X  
2005 X  
2003 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
Italy 2017 472      
2013 459 459    
2012 459 459    
2011 4.588 76)  3.600 1.152 931
2010 452 452    
2009 449 449    
2008 435 435    
2007 430 52)  430    
2006 4.742 14)  2.785 15)  1.071 16)  886 17) 
2005 424 9)  424    
2003 417 3)  417    
 
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
Italy 2017 472        
2013 459        
2012 459        
2011 454 2.120 351 1.618  
2010 452        
2009 449        
2008 435        
2007 430        
2006 481 18)  2.158 19)  321 20)  1.782 21)  373 22) 
2005 424        
2003 414        
 
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
Italy 2017 472        
2013 450 7   2 2
2012 450 7   2 2
2011 401 1.353 285 3.455  
2010 451 5   1 1
2009 448 5   1 1
2008 431 2   2 1
2007 424 2 1 3 1
2006 466 23)  1.520 24)  360 25)  2.387 26)  27 27) 
2005 417 4 1 2 2
2003 414 1 1 1 1
 
Country Year Ownership of permanent collection
    Public ≤ 50% Public > 50%
    5a 5b
       
Italy 2017    
2013    
2012    
2011    
2010    
2009    
2008    
2007    
2006 2.348 28)  2.394 29) 
2005    
2003    
 
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
%
Italy 2017 50.263.520 26.194.888 52,10        
2013 38.190.401 17.503.913 53,94        
2012 37.138.436 20.392.588 54,90        
2011 103.888.764 48.899.140 47,10   44,90 33.114.515  
2010 37 71)  21 71)  58,44        
2009 32.380.144 17.775.778 55,00        
2008 33.106.648 17.503.913 53,00        
2007 34.443.085 18.196.154 52,83        
2006 97.276.585 30)  45.249.223 31)  46,50 32)         
2005 33.048.137 17.518.382 53,00        
2003 31.156.001 16.006.812 51,00        
 
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
Italy 2017                
2013                
2012                
2011 20.710       16.405      
2010                
2009                
2008                
2007                
2006 19.839 33)        12.262 34)       
2005                
2003                
 
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
Italy 2017       209  
2013 54 84)  108 85)  64 86)  206 77 87) 
2012 60 78)  103 79)  62 80)  210 77 81) 
2011       2.248 1.088
2010 72 72)  100 66)  54 73)  201 72 74) 
2009 78 98 66)  52 67)  197 71 68) 
2008 73 97 60)  49 61)  179 69 62) 
2007 70 53)  108 54)  45 55)  177 73 56) 
2006       2.646 35)  1.206 37) 
2005 80 99 10)  24 11)  180 70 12) 
2003 92 88 4)  21 5)  181 75 6) 
 
Country Year Temporary exhibitions
    Total Of which
    9a 9b 9c
      Own production Joined productions
Italy 2017      
2013      
2012      
2011 6.663    
2010      
2009      
2008      
2007      
2006      
2005      
2003      
 
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
Italy 2017          
2013          
2012          
2011          
2010          
2009          
2008          
2007          
2006          
2005          
2003          
 
Country Year Income (of museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    11a 11b 11c
      Entry fees Public subsidies
Italy 2017 193.915.670    
2013 125.826.333 125.826.333  
2012 117.942.759 117.942.759  
2011      
2010 104.484.306 104.484.306  
2009 97.051.940 97.051.940  
2008 104.010.426 104.010.426  
2007 106.033.151 57)  106.033.151  
2006   38)  253.714.352 39)   
2005 93.971.162 13)  93.971.162  
2003 85.292.288 7)  85.292.288  
 
Country Year Public expenditure (for museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    12a 12b
      Investments
Italy 2017    
2013    
2012    
2011    
2010    
2009    
2008    
2007    
2006    
2005    
2003    
 
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
Italy 2017          
2013          
2012          
2011          
2010          
2009          
2008          
2007          
2006 1.060 40)    1.060 40)     
2005          
2003          
 
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
Italy 2017 472                    
2013                      
2012                      
2011 2.326 2.326         2.688        
2010                      
2009                      
2008                      
2007                      
2006                      
2005                      
2003                      
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
     
    18
     
Italy 2017 0,78
2013 0,76
2012 0,77
2011 0,77
2010 0,75
2009 0,75
2008 0,73
2007 0,72
2006  
2005 0,70
2003 0,70
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
     
    19
     
Italy 2017  
2013 0,76
2012 0,77
2011 0,77
2010 0,75
2009 0,75
2008 0,73
2007 0,72
2006  
2005 0,70
2003 0,70
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
     
    20
     
Italy 2017 82.958,00
2013 62.831,00
2012 62.224,00
2011 174.913,97
2010 61.878,00
2009 53.926,00
2008 55.530,00
2007 57.772,00
2006 164.510,00 41) 
2005 56.529,00
2003 54.354,00
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
     
    21
     
Italy 2017  
2013 28.942,00
2012 28.057,00
2011 174.913,97
2010 25.715,00
2009 24.322,00
2008 26.171,00
2007 27.251,00
2006 87.986,00 42) 
2005 26.564,00
2003 26.429,00
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
     
    22
     
Italy 2017 106.491,00
2013 88.609,00 88) 
2012 85,77 82) 
2011 92.393,94
2010 88,06 69) 
2009 76,55 69) 
2008 82.560,00
2007 86.108,00
2006 20.514,00 43) 
2005 82.209,00
2003 77.890,00
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
     
    23
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011 23.430,00
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006 20.514,00 43) 
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants
     
    24
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011 34,80
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006 54,30 34) 
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)
     
    25
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)
     
    26
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year
     
    27
     
Italy 2017 451
2013 418
2012 428
2011 2.588
2010 418
2009 413
2008 395
2007 396
2006 2.876 44) 
2005 397
2003 393
 
Country Year
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
     
    28
     
Italy 2017 310
2013 279 58) 
2012 294 63) 
2011 1.492
2010 289 75) 
2009 278 63) 
2008 277
2007 273
2006 1.501 45) 
2005 275
2003 252
 
Country Year Number of museums necessary to reach
    50 % of total visits (including free entries) 75 % of total visits (including free entries)
    29a 29b
       
Italy 2017    
2013 7 58)  29 58) 
2012 7 63)  69 63) 
2011    
2010 7 63)  28 63) 
2009 9 63)  31 63) 
2008 9 63)  32 63) 
2007 9 58)  33 58) 
2006 64 48)  308 48) 
2005 9 34
2003 10 36
 
Country Year
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff
     
    30
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Average price paid
(in EUR)
     
    31
     
Italy 2017  
2013 7,15
2012 7,04
2011  
2010 6,73
2009 6,65
2008 6,67
2007 6,53
2006 6,60 49) 
2005 6,05
2003 563,00
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication
     
    32
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier
     
    33
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
     
    34
     
Italy 2017  
2013  
2012  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2008  
2007  
2006 47,00 50) 
2005  
2003 28,00 8) 
 
Country Year
Population
Source: Eurostat
     
    35
     
Italy 2017 60.589.445
2013 59.685.227
2012 59.685.227
2011 59.394.207
2010 60.340.328
2009 60.045.068
2008 58.652.875
2007 58.223.744
2006 58.064.214
2005 57.874.753
2003 57.130.506
 
Country Year
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
     
    36
     
Italy 2017 201,00
2013 197,00
2012 197,00
2011 199,80
2010 200,00
2009 199,00
2008 199,30 64) 
2007 198,00
2006 197,00 51) 
2005 196,40
2003 194,20
 
Country Year
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
     
    37
     
Italy 2017 0,989
2013 98,000
2012 100,000
2011 105,000
2010 103,000
2009 104,000
2008 104,000
2007 104,000
2006 105,000
2005 105,000
2003 111,000
 
1) Eurostat surveys 2001 and 2003, if not otherwise indicated
2) The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2003, there are 36 circuits of museums, equal to 75 museums, and all the museums belonging to the same circuit are accessible with one price.
3) The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only the State-owned museums existing on Italian territory in 2003 (of which 400 opened)
4) 4 Museum cards equal to 10 Museums (Museum cards concerning those museums with an inclusive price (all-in).
5) 4 Museum cards equal to 8 Museums (Museum cards concerning those museums with an inclusive price (all-in).
6) Italy: The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2003, there are 36 circuits of museums, equal to 75 museums, and all the museums belonging to the same circuit are accessible with one price.
7) Italy: The value concerns the gross-income of the museums managed by the State (400 opened museums in total).
8) Istat 2002 (Citizens and Leisure). Visits to museums and galleries in own country at least once during the last 12 months. Population: 6 years and older.
9) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only the State-owned museums existing on Italian territory in 2005 (of which 402 opened).
10) Italy: 4 Museum cards equal to 12 Museums (Museum cards concerning those museums with an inclusive price (all-in).
11) Italy: 4 Museum cards equal to 13 Museums (Museum cards concerning those museums with an inclusive price (all-in).
12) Italy: The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2005 there are 34 circuits of museums, equal to 70 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.
13) Italy: The value concerns the gross-income of the 402 museums opened.
14) Italy: Data on 402 state-owned museums (managed directly by the Ministry) are collected every year by the Ministry of Culture. Data on 4.340 other public and private museums are collected by the Italian National Institute of Statistics.
15) Italy: 402 State-owned museums and 2.383 other public and private museums, includes archaeological sites, churches, historical buildings (villas, castles) and musealized historical gardens and monuments.
16) Italy: includes monuments of civil and industrial architecture ( 0 State-owned museums and 1.071) other public and private museums
17) Italy: includes mausoleums, memorials ( of which 0 State-owned museums and 886 other public and private museums).
18) Italy: of which 402 State-owned museums and 79 other public and private museums
19) Italy: of which 0 State-owned museums and 2.158 other public and private museums
20) Italy: of which 0 State-owned museums and 321 other public and private museums
21) Italy: of which 0 State-owned museums and 1.782 other public and private museums
22) Italy: of which 0 State-owned museums and 373 other public and private museums
23) Italy: of which 398 State-owned museums and 68 other public and private museums
24) Italy: of which 2 State-owned museums and 1.518 other public and private museums
25) Italy: of which 0 State-owned museums and 360 other public and private museums
26) Italy: of which 2 State-owned museums and 2.385 other public and private museums
27) Italy: of which 1 State-owned museums and 26 other public and private museums
28) Italy: of which 0 State-owned museums and 2.348 other public and private museums
29) Italy: of which 402 State-owned museums and 1.992 other public and private museums
30) Italy: of which 34.574.591 visits in State-owned museums and 62.701.994 visits in other public and private museums
31) Italy: of which 18.110.074 free admissions in State-owned museums and 27.139.149 free admissions in other public and private museums
32) Italy: of which 52,4% free admissions in State-owned museums and 43,3% of free admissions in other public and private museums
33) Italy: Data on state-owned museums not avaialble.
34) Italy: Data on state-owned museums not available.
35) Italy: of which 184 State-owned museums with free entrance and 2.462 other public and private museums with free entrance.
36) Italy:of which 69 State-owned museums with museum card and 1.137 other public and private museums with museum card. For State-owned Museums, 2008 data.
37) The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2006 there are 35 circuits of museums, equal to 72 museums. Two state-owned museums are included in non-state-owned circuits.
38) The value concerns the gross-income of the 402 opened museums.
39) Italy: of which 104.411.477 entry fees related to State-owned museums and 149.302.875 entry fees related to other public and private museums
40) Italy: of which 402 State-owned museums and 658 other public and private museums
41) Italy: 58.471 related to State-owned museums and 106.039 related to other public and private museums
42) Italy: 27.844 related to State-owned museums and 60.142 related to other public and private museums
43) Italy: 86.006 related to State-owned museums and 14.447 related to other public and private museums
44) Italy: of which 395 State-owned museums and 2.481 other public and private museums
45) Italy: of which 275 State-owned museums and 1.226 other public and private museums
46) Italy: for State-owned museums 9 museums are necessary and for other public and private museums 55 museums are necessary.
47) Italy: for State-owned museums 32 museums are necessary and for other public and private museums 276 museums are necessary.
48) The number includes also the Circuits.
49) Italy: State-owned museums only.
50) Italy: Source: Multipurpose survey on households: aspects of daily life, the Italian National Institute of Statistics
51) concerns Year 2005
52) Italy: The data (visits and incomes) of the whole table, collected by the Ministry of Culture, Heritage and Activities, concern only the State-owned opened museums (n. 400) existing on Italian territory in 2007.
53) Italy: 5 museums with no applied fees are included.
54) Italy: 4 museum cards equal to 12 museums (Museum cards concerning those museums with an inclusive price (all-in)).
55) Italy: 7 museum cards equal to 20 museums (Museum cards concerning those museums with an inclusive price (all-in)).
56) Italy: the value concerns the number with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2007 there are 35 circuits of museums, equal to 73 museums. Two state-owned museums are included in non-state-owned circuits.
57) Italy: The value concerns the gross-income of the 400 opened museums.
58) Italy: The number includes also the Circuits.
59) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only State-owned museum existing on Italian territory in 2008 (of which 400 opended)
60) Italy: 9 museum cards included
61) Italy: 24 museum cards included
62) Italy: The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2008 there are 33 circuits of museums, equal to 69 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.
63) Italy: The number includes also the Circuits
64) Italy: concerns year 2007
65) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only State-owned museum existing on Italian territory in 2009 (of which 423 opened)
66) Italy: 10 in 2008 and 2009 and 9 in 2010 museum cards included
67) Italy:23 in 2008 and 24 in 2009 and 26 in 2010 museum cards included
68) Italy: The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2009 there are 34 circuits of museums, equal to 71 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.
69) Italy: The value concerns only opened museums.
70) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only State-owned museum existing on Italian territory in 2010 (of which 424 opened)
71) Italy: Please note that, at the Pantheon, to free admission, was adopted from April 2010, a sample detection method that has provided more inflows than the previous one, based on the attendance register.
72) Italy: 1 museum cards included in 2010 and 2012
73) Italy: 23 in 2008 and 24 in 2009 and 26 in 2010 museum cards included
74) Italy: The value concerns the number of museums with an inclusive price (all-in). In particular, in 2010 there are 36 circuits of museums, equal to 72 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.
75) Italy: The number includes also the Circuits
76) Italy: Data on state-owned museums (managed directly by the Ministry) are collected every year by the Ministry of Culture. Data on other public and private museums are collected by the Italian National Institute of Statistics
77) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only State-owned museum existing on Italian territory in 2012 (of which 433 opened)
78) 1 museum cards included in 2010 and 2012
79) Italy: 7 museum cards included in 2012
80) Italy: 26 museum cards included in 2012
81) 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.
82) Italy: The value concerns only opened museums
83) Italy: The data, collected by the Ministry of Culture, concern only State-owned museum existing on Italian territory in 2013 (of which 431 opened)
84) Italy: 1 museum card included in 2013 (53 + 1)
85) Italy: 8 museum cards included in 2013 (100 + 8)
86) Italy: 25 museum cards included in 2013 (35 + 29)
87) 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.
88) Italy: The value concerns only opened museums.