Country     Switzerland
Year     2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2010 2009 2005
Definition Working group definition 1a                   X
National criteria 1b   X X 14)  X 10)  X 8)  X 5)  X 2)  X    
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   1.111 1.108 1.111 1.142 1.107 1.105 1.064 1.061 948
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums 317 320 325 307 303 299 293 291 288
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums 221 213 212 626 607 208 588 592 593
  2d Other museums 573 575 574 209 197 598 189 178 167
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   13.498.399 18)  13.073.971 15)  12.081.844 11)  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   1.559 19)  1.618 16)  1.595 12)          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   13,10 13,20 13,30 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   12.150,00 20)  11.800,00 17)  10.875,00 13)  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   310 315 308 385 369 327 349 348 165
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   8.484.130 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     210,10 207,10 203,00 203,50 194,67 195,60 193,60 185,90
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37   156,000 160,000 165,000 161,000 158,000 160,000 154,000 150,000 136,000


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