Country Year Definition
    Working group definition National criteria
    1a 1b
       
Switzerland 2019   X
2018   X
2017   X
2016   X
2015   X
2014   X 8) 
2013   X 5) 
2012   X 2) 
2010   X
2009    
2005 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
Switzerland 2019 1.129 324 222 583
2018 1.131 320 227 584
2017 1.135 322 229 584
2016 1.134 321 228 585
2015 1.131 321 227 583
2014 1.142 307 626 209
2013 1.107 303 607 197
2012 1.105 299 208 598
2010 1.064 293 588 189
2009 1.061 291 592 178
2005 948 288 593 167
 
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
Switzerland 2019          
2018          
2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2013          
2012          
2010 15 128 110 811 300
2009 15 155 112 101  
2005 15 155 112 101  
 
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
Switzerland 2019          
2018          
2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2013          
2012          
2010 15 128 110 811 300
2009 16 272 69 110 130
2005 16 272 69 110 130
 
Country Year Ownership of permanent collection
    Public ≤ 50% Public > 50%
    5a 5b
       
Switzerland 2019    
2018    
2017    
2016    
2015    
2014    
2013    
2012    
2010 206 175
2009 206 175
2005 206 175
 
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
%
Switzerland 2019 14.197.703 21)             
2018 13.361.880 18)             
2017 13.682.026 15)             
2016 13.117.842 13)             
2015 12.079.066 10)             
2014 20.799.800 4.209.300 9)  20,00        
2013 18.300.000 2.556.000 7)  14,00        
2012 18.027.500 1.979.100 3)  25,00        
2010 12.526.600 3.590.000 30,00        
2009 12.627.700 2.231.807 37,00        
2005 6.696.417            
 
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
Switzerland 2019                
2018                
2017                
2016                
2015                
2014                
2013 8.175 6)        5.206 6)       
2012                
2010     4.500          
2009 4.068   3.221.307   1.871   153.026  
2005 4.068   3.221.307   1.871   153.026  
 
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
Switzerland 2019          
2018          
2017          
2016          
2015          
2014       869  
2013       528 7)   
2012       514 4)   
2010 10 115 75 300 860
2009 9 115 73 101  
2005 9 115 73 101  
 
Country Year Temporary exhibitions
    Total Of which
    9a 9b 9c
      Own production Joined productions
Switzerland 2019 1.637 11)     
2018 1.617 19)     
2017 1.606 16)     
2016 1.630 11)     
2015 1.581 11)     
2014      
2013      
2012      
2010      
2009 643    
2005 643    
 
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
Switzerland 2019          
2018          
2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2013          
2012          
2010   925.000.000      
2009          
2005          
 
Country Year Income (of museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    11a 11b 11c
      Entry fees Public subsidies
Switzerland 2019      
2018      
2017      
2016      
2015      
2014      
2013      
2012      
2010      
2009      
2005      
 
Country Year Public expenditure (for museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    12a 12b
      Investments
Switzerland 2019    
2018    
2017    
2016    
2015    
2014    
2013    
2012    
2010    
2009    
2005    
 
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
Switzerland 2019          
2018          
2017          
2016          
2015          
2014         1.100
2013          
2012          
2010          
2009       235  
2005       235  
 
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
Switzerland 2019                      
2018                      
2017                      
2016                      
2015                      
2014                      
2013                      
2012                      
2010 950                    
2009 902                    
2005 622                    
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
     
    18
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
     
    19
     
Switzerland 2019 13,20
2018 13,30
2017 13,50
2016 13,60
2015 13,70
2014 14,00
2013  
2012  
2010 13,52
2009 13,63
2005 12,46
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
     
    20
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014 252.500,00
2013  
2012  
2010 159,24
2009 182,53
2005 89.285,56
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
     
    21
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014 201.400,00
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
     
    22
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
     
    23
     
Switzerland 2019 12.575,00 22) 
2018 11.814,00 20) 
2017 12.055,00 17) 
2016 11.568,00 14) 
2015 10.680,00 12) 
2014 18.200,00
2013 16.530,00
2012 16.314,48
2010 11.773,00
2009 17.203,00
2005 22.547,00
 
Country Year
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants
     
    24
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009 79,19
2005 79,19
 
Country Year
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)
     
    25
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)
     
    26
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year
     
    27
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014 367
2013 295
2012 305
2010  
2009 150
2005 150
 
Country Year
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
     
    28
     
Switzerland 2019 323
2018 313
2017 311
2016 313
2015 303
2014 385
2013 369
2012 327
2010 349
2009 348
2005 165
 
Country Year Number of museums necessary to reach
    50 % of total visits (including free entries) 75 % of total visits (including free entries)
    29a 29b
       
Switzerland 2019    
2018    
2017    
2016    
2015    
2014 12 12
2013    
2012 20 98
2010 30 135
2009 27 123
2005 27 123
 
Country Year
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff
     
    30
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009 200
2005 200
 
Country Year
Average price paid
(in EUR)
     
    31
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication
     
    32
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier
     
    33
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
     
    34
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018  
2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  
2012  
2010  
2009  
2005  
 
Country Year
Population
Source: Eurostat
     
    35
     
Switzerland 2019 8.544.527
2018 8.484.130
2017 8.419.550
2016 8.327.126
2015 8.237.666
2014 8.237.000
2013 8.139.600
2012 8.036.917
2010 7.785.806
2009 7.701.856
2005 7.415.102
 
Country Year
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
     
    36
     
Switzerland 2019  
2018 213,60
2017  
2016 210,10
2015 207,10
2014 203,00
2013 203,50
2012 194,67
2010 195,60
2009 193,60
2005 185,90
 
Country Year
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
     
    37
     
Switzerland 2019 153,000
2018 156,000
2017 156,000
2016 160,000
2015 165,000
2014 161,000
2013 158,000
2012 160,000
2010 154,000
2009 150,000
2005 136,000