Country     Switzerland
Year     2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2010 2009 2005
Definition Working group definition 1a                         X
National criteria 1b   X X X X X X X 8)  X 5)  X 2)  X    
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   1.053 1.128 1.130 1.134 1.133 113 1.142 1.107 1.105 1.064 1.061 948
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums 303 324 320 322 321 321 307 303 299 293 291 288
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums 218 221 226 228 226 227 626 607 208 588 592 593
  2d Other museums 532 583 584 584 585 583 209 197 598 189 178 167
Ownership state-owned museums 3a Total                   15 15 15
local-, regional-owned museums 3b Total                   128 155 155
other public-owned museums 3c Total                   110 112 112
private-owned museums 3d Total                   811 101 101
  3e Of which
ppp
                  300    
Management state-managed museums 4a Total                   15 16 16
local-, regional-managed museums 4b Total                   128 272 272
other public-managed museums 4c Total                   110 69 69
private-managed museums 4d Total                   811 110 110
  4e Of which
ppp
                  300 130 130
Ownership of permanent collection Public ≤ 50% 5a                     206 206 206
Public > 50% 5b                     175 175 175
Number of visits Total 6a   8.141.169 23)  14.210.180 21)  13.331.105 18)  13.666.188 15)  13.072.239 13)  11.982.443 10)  20.799.800 18.300.000 18.027.500 12.526.600 12.627.700 6.696.417
Of which 6b free admissions
Total
            4.209.300 9)  2.556.000 7)  1.979.100 3)  3.590.000 2.231.807  
  6c free admissions
%
            20,00 14,00 25,00 30,00 37,00  
  6d foreigners
Total
                       
  6e foreigners
%
                       
  6f temporary exhibitions
Total
                       
  6g temporary exhibitions
%
                       
Staff Paid staff 7a Number
Total
              8.175 6)      4.068 4.068
  7b Number
Of which
specialised
                       
  7c FTES a year
Total
                  4.500 3.221.307 3.221.307
  7d FTES a year
Of which
specialised
                       
Volunteers 7e Number
Total
              5.206 6)      1.871 1.871
  7f Number
Of which
specialised
                       
  7g FTES a year
Total
                    153.026 153.026
  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,-                   10 9 9
  8b 2,5 - 5,-                   115 115 115
  8c > 5,-                   75 73 73
Number of museums 8d with free entrance             869 528 7)  514 4)  300 101 101
  8e with museum card                   860    
Temporary exhibitions Total 9a   1.125 24)  1.636 11)  1.616 19)  1.605 16)  1.629 11)  1.582 11)          643 643
Of which 9b Own production                        
  9c Joined productions                        
Expenditure (of museums) Total (In EUR) 10a                          
Of which 10b Ordinary expenditures
Total
                  925.000.000    
  10c Ordinary expenditures
Of which
Staff
                       
  10d Extraordinary expenditures
Total
                       
  10e Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
                       
Income (of museums) Total (in EUR) 11a                          
Of which 11b Entry fees                        
  11c Public subsidies                        
Public expenditure (for museums) Total (in EUR) 12a                          
Of which 12b Investments                        
Number of museums making use of computers Total number of museums equipped with at least one computer 13a                          
Of which 13b for administrative purpose                        
  13c for visitor's information purposes (e.g. interactive gallery system)                        
  13d having a database for electronic inventory                     235 235
  13e having an Internet access             1.100          
Information - Diffusion - Education Number of museums possessing a web-site 14 Total                   950 902 622
Number of museums possessing an own web-site 15a Total                        
  15b Of wich
are updating themselves their web-site
                       
Number of museums 16a connected to a museum portal
Total
                       
  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                        
  17b Of which
for school children
                       
  17c Of which
for ethnic minorities
                       
  17d for senior citizens                        
  17e for others                        
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
18                          
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
  19   12,10 13,10 13,20 13,40 13,50 13,60 14,00     13,52 13,63 12,46
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
  20               252.500,00     159,24 182,53 89.285,56
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
  21               201.400,00          
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
  22                          
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
  23   7.731,00 25)  12.598,00 22)  11.797,00 20)  12.051,00 17)  11.538,00 14)  10.604,00 12)  18.200,00 16.530,00 16.314,48 11.773,00 17.203,00 22.547,00
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants   24                       79,19 79,19
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)   25                          
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)   26                          
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year   27               367 295 305   150 150
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
  28   257 322 312 310 312 301 385 369 327 349 348 165
Number of museums necessary to reach 50 % of total visits (including free entries) 29a               12   20 30 27 27
75 % of total visits (including free entries) 29b               12   98 135 123 123
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff 30                       200 200
Average price paid
(in EUR)
  31                          
Number of museums with at least one publication   32                          
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier   33                          
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
  34                          
Population
Source: Eurostat
  35   8.670.300 8.606.033 8.544.527 8.484.130 8.419.550 8.327.126 8.237.000 8.139.600 8.036.917 7.785.806 7.701.856 7.415.102
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
  36       213,60   210,10 207,10 203,00 203,50 194,67 195,60 193,60 185,90
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37     153,000 156,000 156,000 160,000 165,000 161,000 158,000 160,000 154,000 150,000 136,000


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