Country     Germany Sweden
Year     1998 1998
Definition Working group definition 1a      
National criteria 1b   X X
Number of museums according to type of collection total 2a   5.376 240
of which 2b Art, archaeology and history museums 879 185
  2c Science and technology museums, ethnology museums   2)  26
  2d Other museums 4.497 29
Ownership state-owned museums 3a Total 488 55
local-, regional-owned museums 3b Total 2.362 99
other public-owned museums 3c Total 294 56
private-owned museums 3d Total 2.132  
  3e Of which
Management state-managed museums 4a Total   55
local-, regional-managed museums 4b Total   99
other public-managed museums 4c Total   56
private-managed museums 4d Total    
  4e Of which
Ownership of permanent collection Public ≤ 50% 5a      
Public > 50% 5b      
Number of visits Total 6a   95.342.524 17.813.000
Of which 6b free admissions
  6c free admissions
  6d foreigners
  6e foreigners
  6f temporary exhibitions
  6g temporary exhibitions
Staff Paid staff 7a Number
  7b Number
Of which
  7c FTES a year
  7d FTES a year
Of which
Volunteers 7e Number
  7f Number
Of which
  7g FTES a year
  7h FTES a year
Of which
Admissions Total number of museums with paid admissions with a price of tickets (in EUR) 8a < 2,5,-    
  8b 2,5 - 5,-    
  8c > 5,-    
Number of museums 8d with free entrance    
  8e with museum card    
Temporary exhibitions Total 9a     1.900
Of which 9b Own production    
  9c Joined productions    
Expenditure (of museums) Total (In EUR) 10a      
Of which 10b Ordinary expenditures
  10c Ordinary expenditures
Of which
  10d Extraordinary expenditures
  10e Extraordinary expenditures
Of which
for new Collections
Income (of museums) Total (in EUR) 11a     329.269.910
Of which 11b Entry fees   32.874.279
  11c Public subsidies    
Public expenditure (for museums) Total (in EUR) 12a     200.090.170
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    
  13e having an Internet access    
Information - Diffusion - Education Number of museums possessing a web-site 14 Total    
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
  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     2,70
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
  19   7,02 2,70
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
  20   116.301,00 201.365,00
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
  22     74.220,00
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants   24     57,00
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)   25      
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)   26     2.271.080,00
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year   27      
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
Number of museums necessary to reach 50 % of total visits (including free entries) 29a      
75 % of total visits (including free entries) 29b      
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff 30      
Average price paid
(in EUR)
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     54,00
Source: Eurostat
  35   82.057.379 8.847.625
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
  36   229,70 21,50
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
  37   122,000 123,000

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