Country Year Definition
    Working group definition National criteria
    1a 1b
       
The Netherlands 2016   X 26) 
2015   X 26) 
2013   X 25) 
2011 X  
2009 X  
2007 X  
2005 X  
2003 X  
2001 X  
1999    
 
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
The Netherlands 2016 694 496 158 40
2015 692 494 158 40
2013 799 529 242 28
2011 788 568 220  
2009 810 514 271 25
2007 773 501 261 11
2005 775 498 265 12
2003 828 541 275 12
2001 873 12)  553 311 9
1999 902 2)  560 322 10
 
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
The Netherlands 2016 61     633 694
2015 69     623  
2013 65     734  
2011 79 23)      709  
2009   22)  89 648 73  
2007   13)  93 618 62  
2005   13)  116 597 62  
2003   13)  133 638 57  
2001   13)  148 14)  637 15)  88  
1999 35 3)  99 4)  19 5)  750 678
 
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
The Netherlands 2016          
2015          
2013          
2011          
2009   89 648 73  
2007   6)  93 618 62  
2005   6)  116 597 62  
2003   6)  133 638 57  
2001   6)  148 637 88  
1999   6)  99 19 750 678
 
Country Year Ownership of permanent collection
    Public ≤ 50% Public > 50%
    5a 5b
       
The Netherlands 2016 602 92
2015 551 134
2013    
2011    
2009    
2007    
2005    
2003    
2001    
1999 153 750
 
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
%
The Netherlands 2016 34.357.000 6.072.000 18,00 9.672.000 28,00    
2015 31.429.000 27)  5.113.000 16,00 8.591.000 27,00    
2013 26.484.000 5.151.000 19,45 6.994.000 26,41    
2011 23.138.000 4.010.000 17,30 5.160.000 22,30    
2009 22.037.000 5.265.000 24,00 3.304.000 15,00    
2007 20.540.000 3.692.000 31,00 5.437.000 26,00    
2005 19.648.000 3.801.000 31,00 4.711.000 24,00    
2003 19.558.000 3.527.000 30,00 4.223.000 22,00    
2001 20.767.000 3.643.000 29,00 4.603.000 22,00    
1999 20.679.000 3.441.000 32,00 3.969.000 19,00    
 
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
The Netherlands 2016 9.986   6.874   34.895      
2015 9.606   6.669   33.867      
2013 8.332   5.490   31.019   4.884  
2011 8.060   5.527   29.205   4.669  
2009 9.165   6.380   23.720   3.559  
2007 8.598   6.016   21.329   3.015  
2005 8.143   5.696   19.667   2.679  
2003 8.496   5.837   19.693   2.357  
2001 8.285   5.478   17.888   2.330  
1999 7.694   5.198   16.205   1.765  
 
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
The Netherlands 2016       58 423
2015       61 394
2013         400
2011         347
2009 100 404 206 100 373
2007 179 371 123 101 363
2005 240 343 89 103 364
2003 302 330 72 123 406
2001       120 437
1999          
 
Country Year Temporary exhibitions
    Total Of which
    9a 9b 9c
      Own production Joined productions
The Netherlands 2016 2.323    
2015 2.275    
2013 2.267    
2011 1.974    
2009 2.143    
2007 2.420    
2005 2.041    
2003 2.162    
2001 2.135 16)     
1999 2.249 7)     
 
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
The Netherlands 2016 1.069.000.000 588.000.000 440.000.000   41.000.000
2015 1.047.000.000 573.000.000 423.000.000   51.000.000
2013 882.000.000 481.000.000 361.000.000   40.000.000
2011 856.000.000 469.000.000 359.000.000   28.000.000
2009 683.000.000   304.000.000   24.000.000
2007 602.000.000   267.000.000   92.000.000
2005 522.000.000   246.000.000    
2003 476.000.000   227.000.000    
2001 404.000.000   198.000.000    
1999 354.000.000   183.000.000    
 
Country Year Income (of museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    11a 11b 11c
      Entry fees Public subsidies
The Netherlands 2016 1.055.000.000 229.000.000 522.000.000
2015 1.053.000.000 221.000.000 554.000.000
2013 878.000.000 161.000.000 498.000.000
2011 821.000.000 128.000.000 576.000.000
2009 710.000.000 94.000.000 436.000.000
2007 611.000.000 82.000.000 379.000.000
2005 527.000.000 72.000.000 340.000.000
2003 476.000.000 64.000.000 305.000.000
2001 411.000.000 61.000.000 17)  261.000.000
1999 358.000.000 54.000.000 8)  221.000.000
 
Country Year Public expenditure (for museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    12a 12b
      Investments
The Netherlands 2016 513.000.000  
2015 546.000.000  
2013 488.000.000  
2011    
2009    
2007    
2005    
2003    
2001    
1999    
 
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
The Netherlands 2016          
2015          
2013          
2011   24)    24)    24)    24)    24) 
2009 761       609
2007 711       533
2005 651       488
2003 679       475
2001 751       541
1999          
 
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
The Netherlands 2016 694 694         534 645 62   56
2015 692 692         541 529 5   18
2013                      
2011   24)    24)    24)    24)               
2009 721 664                  
2007 688 618                  
2005 651 566                  
2003 596 513                  
2001 663 515         18)           
1999   9)    10)                   
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
     
    18
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011 4,70
2009 4,90
2007 4,70
2005 4,70
2003 5,10
2001 5,00
1999 5,80
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
     
    19
     
The Netherlands 2016 4,10
2015 4,10
2013 4,80
2011 4,70
2009 4,90
2007 4,70
2005 4,70
2003 5,10
2001 5,00
1999 5,80
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
     
    20
     
The Netherlands 2016 202.351,00
2015 185.964,00
2013 157.835,00
2011 138.919,00
2009 132.867,00
2007 125.382,00
2005 120.392,00
2003 120.542,00
2001 129.422,00
1999 130.780,00
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
     
    21
     
The Netherlands 2016 166.590,00
2015 163.239,00
2013 127.137,00
2011 114.843,00
2009 101.123,00
2007 102.996,00
2005 97.188,00
2003 99.002,00
2001 107.112,00
1999 109.377,00
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
     
    22
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011  
2009 27.206,00
2007 26.572,00
2005 25.352,00
2003 23.621,00
2001 23.788,00
1999 22.926,00
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
     
    23
     
The Netherlands 2016 49.506,00
2015 45.418,00
2013 33,15
2011 29.363,00
2009 27.206,00
2007 26.572,00
2005 25.352,00
2003 23.621,00
2001 23.788,00
1999 22.926,00
 
Country Year
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants
     
    24
     
The Netherlands 2016 59,00
2015 57,00
2013 50,00
2011 33,00
2009 38,00
2007 37,00
2005 35,00
2003 36,00
2001 34,00 19) 
1999 33,00 11) 
 
Country Year
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)
     
    25
     
The Netherlands 2016 63,00
2015 62,00
2013 53,00
2011 51,40
2009 41,18
2007 37,00
2005 32,00
2003 29,00
2001 25,00
1999 22,00
 
Country Year
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)
     
    26
     
The Netherlands 2016 3.021.358,00
2015 3.230.630,45
2013 2.908.298,00
2011 345.825,00
2009  
2007  
2005  
2003  
2001  
1999  
 
Country Year
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year
     
    27
     
The Netherlands 2016 461
2015 487
2013 550
2011 528
2009 544
2007 518
2005 527
2003 530
2001 541
1999 568
 
Country Year
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
     
    28
     
The Netherlands 2016 480
2015 469
2013 443
2011 442
2009 450
2007 461
2005 465
2003 420
2001 460
1999 444
 
Country Year Number of museums necessary to reach
    50 % of total visits (including free entries) 75 % of total visits (including free entries)
    29a 29b
       
The Netherlands 2016 32 97
2015 32 96
2013 28 97
2011 34 109
2009 36 117
2007 36 118
2005 33 112
2003 35 123
2001 35 20)  123
1999 38 130
 
Country Year
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff
     
    30
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011  
2009  
2007  
2005  
2003  
2001  
1999  
 
Country Year
Average price paid
(in EUR)
     
    31
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011  
2009 4,49
2007 3,77
2005 3,29
2003 3,16
2001 2,24 21) 
1999 2,23
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication
     
    32
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011  
2009  
2007  
2005  
2003  
2001  
1999  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier
     
    33
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011  
2009  
2007  
2005  
2003  
2001  
1999  
 
Country Year
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
     
    34
     
The Netherlands 2016  
2015  
2013  
2011  
2009  
2007 38,00
2005 32,20
2003 32,00
2001 33,00
1999 33,00
 
Country Year
Population
Source: Eurostat
     
    35
     
The Netherlands 2016 16.979.120
2015 16.900.726
2013 16.779.575
2011 16.655.799
2009 16.485.787
2007 16.357.992
2005 16.305.526
2003 16.192.572
2001 15.987.075
1999 15.760.225
 
Country Year
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
     
    36
     
The Netherlands 2016 504,00
2015 502,00
2013 498,00
2011 401,00
2009 489,70
2007 485,30
2005 483,10
2003 480,30
2001 473,70
1999 466,70
 
Country Year
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
     
    37
     
The Netherlands 2016 110,000
2015 108,000
2013 108,000
2011 135,000
2009 132,000
2007 132,000
2005 131,000
2003 129,000
2001 134,000
1999 131,000
 
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) The Netherlands: ICOM-definition.
26) The Netherlands: ICOM-defintion: All registered museums are included. Unregistered museums that meet a number of criteria based on the ICOM definition are also included in the population. These criteria are: - the museum has a fixed location, is permanently open and is at least 28 weeks a year and three days a week, accessible; - the museum is a non- profit organisation; - the museum has its own collection and is researching this collection; - the museum has a website or is accessible through a larger on line platform. Also some museums are included in the populatiion that do not meet these criteria, but are seen as a (major) museum by the public. They are classified as an expection to the rule. These new criteria are applied since 2015. So this means a break in the series form previous years. The number of museums counted changed from 799 (in 2013 to 6925 (in 2015)
27) Zoos are included