Country Year Definition
    Working group definition National criteria
    1a 1b
       
Poland 2017   X 19) 
2016   X 15) 
2015   X 8) 
2014   X
2011   X
2010   X
2009   X
2005   X
2003   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
Poland 2017 949 294 135 520
2016 944 281 141 522
2015 926 279 144 503
2014 844 252 135 457
2011 777 241 88 448
2010 782 252 94 436
2009 774 234 153 387
2005 690 211 170 309
2003 665 272 2)  116 3)  277 4) 
 
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
Poland 2017 78 612 63 196  
2016 76 605 70 193  
2015 75 603 64 184  
2014 62 581 52 149  
2011 61 558 168 95  
2010 54 547 181 117  
2009 59 5)  519 67 129  
2005 57 488   113 47
2003          
 
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
Poland 2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2011 61 558 168 95  
2010 54 547 181 117  
2009 59 519 67 129  
2005 57 488   113  
2003          
 
Country Year Ownership of permanent collection
    Public ≤ 50% Public > 50%
    5a 5b
       
Poland 2017    
2016    
2015    
2014    
2011 777 95
2010 782 117
2009 645 129
2005    
2003    
 
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
%
Poland 2017 37.503.088 14.247.066 38,00        
2016 36.081.555 13.749.059 38,00   7,00    
2015 33.271.294 14.771.292 44,00        
2014 30.609.390 13.699.800 45,00        
2011 24.918.000 9.121 36,60        
2010 22.216.000 8.368 37,60        
2009 20.655.000 7.098.000 34,36        
2005 18.488.000            
2003              
 
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
Poland 2017 18.669 7.573     3.221      
2016 15.775 6.775     2.779 956 11)     
2015 15.271 9)  6.494 10)      2.388 943 11)     
2014                
2011                
2010                
2009                
2005                
2003                
 
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
Poland 2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2011          
2010          
2009          
2005          
2003          
 
Country Year Temporary exhibitions
    Total Of which
    9a 9b 9c
      Own production Joined productions
Poland 2017 5.707 3.356 1.014
2016 5.563 3.696  
2015 5.316 3.505  
2014 5.102 3.327  
2011 4.958 3.206 1.752
2010 4.894 3.148 1.746
2009 4.897 3.203 6)  1.694 7) 
2005 3.058    
2003 2.539    
 
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
Poland 2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2011          
2010          
2009          
2005          
2003          
 
Country Year Income (of museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    11a 11b 11c
      Entry fees Public subsidies
Poland 2017      
2016      
2015      
2014      
2011      
2010      
2009      
2005      
2003      
 
Country Year Public expenditure (for museums)
    Total (in EUR) Of which
    12a 12b
      Investments
Poland 2017 359.415.107 91.057.756
2016 275.100.943 16)  183.860.377 16) 
2015 327.018.469 12)  92.345.430 12) 
2014 1.210.948.000 297.397.000
2011    
2010    
2009    
2005    
2003    
 
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
Poland 2017          
2016          
2015          
2014          
2011          
2010          
2009          
2005          
2003          
 
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
Poland 2017 812           604        
2016 822           588 13)         
2015 795           603 13)         
2014 766                    
2011                      
2010                      
2009                      
2005                      
2003                      
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on working group definition
     
    18
     
Poland 2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Museums per 100.000 inhabitants
on natioinal criteria
     
    19
     
Poland 2017 2,50
2016 2,46
2015 2,41
2014 2,22
2011 2,02
2010 2,03
2009 2,03
2005 1,81
2003  
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
including free entries
     
    20
     
Poland 2017 97.607,49
2016 93,96
2015 86.644,00
2014 80.551,00
2011 64.722,00
2010 57.703,00
2009 54.161,00
2005 48.525,00
2003  
 
Country Year
Visits per 100.000 inhabitants
excluding free entries
     
    21
     
Poland 2017 61,24
2016 58,16
2015 48.177,00
2014 44.499,00
2011 41.031,00
2010 35.969,00
2009 35.549,00
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to working group definition
     
    22
     
Poland 2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Average number of visits per museum
according to national criteria
     
    23
     
Poland 2017 39.519,00
2016 38.221,98
2015 35.930,12
2014 36.267,05
2011 32.069,00
2010 28.265,00
2009 26.686,00
2005 26.794,00
2003  
 
Country Year
Staff per 100.000 inhabitants
     
    24
     
Poland 2017 48,62
2016 41,08
2015 39,77
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Expenditure per capita (in EUR)
     
    25
     
Poland 2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Public Expenditure per 100.000 inhabitants (in EUR)
     
    26
     
Poland 2017 935.976,84
2016 716.408,71 16) 
2015 851.610,60 14) 
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Number of museums opened 200 days and more a year
     
    27
     
Poland 2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with more than 5.000 visits a year
including free entries
     
    28
     
Poland 2017 585
2016 583
2015 572
2014 550
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year Number of museums necessary to reach
    50 % of total visits (including free entries) 75 % of total visits (including free entries)
    29a 29b
       
Poland 2017    
2016    
2015    
2014    
2011    
2010    
2009    
2005    
2003    
 
Country Year
Number of museums employing at least 1 specialised staff
     
    30
     
Poland 2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2011 777
2010 782
2009 774
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Average price paid
(in EUR)
     
    31
     
Poland 2017  
2016 2,83 17) 
2015  
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication
     
    32
     
Poland 2017 461
2016 475
2015 478
2014 478
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Number of museums with at least one publication on an electronic data carrier
     
    33
     
Poland 2017  
2016 91
2015 86
2014 87
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005  
2003  
 
Country Year
Museum participation
Source: Eurobarometer 1)
     
    34
     
Poland 2017  
2016  
2015  
2014  
2011  
2010  
2009  
2005 21,00
2003 21,00
 
Country Year
Population
Source: Eurostat
     
    35
     
Poland 2017 38.433.558
2016 37.967.209
2015 38.437.239
2014 38.005.614
2011 38.529.866
2010 38.167.329
2009 38.135.876
2005 38.173.835
2003 38.218.531
 
Country Year
Density inhabitants/km²
Source: Eurostat
     
    36
     
Poland 2017 123,00 20) 
2016 123,00 18) 
2015 123,00
2014 121,70
2011 123,20
2010 122,10
2009 122,00
2005 122,10
2003 122,20
 
Country Year
Purchasing Power Parity in EUR
Source: Eurostat
     
    37
     
Poland 2017 70,000
2016 69,000
2015 69,000
2014 68,000
2011 65,000
2010 63,000
2009 61,000
2005 51,000
2003 49,000
 
1) Eurostat surveys 2001 and 2003, if not otherwise indicated
2) Includes: Art, Archæology, History, Martyrdom.
3) Includes: Ethnography, Natural science, Technology, Regional.
4) Includes: Biography, Others.
5) Poland: according to the Polish law, state owned museums may be managed only by state.
6) Poland: own production includes exhibitions in spot (in the museum which has organized it) and in other venues.
7) Poland: joined production includes visiting exhibitions from native and foreign museums.
8) Definition: museums are non-profit organisational units whose aim is to gather and to permanently protect the natural and cultural heritage of both material and non-material character, as well as to provide information on the values and contents of collections, to popularise the fundamental values of history, science and culture, to develop cognitive and aesthetic sensitivity, and to provide access to their collections (The Act of 21 November 1996 on Museums). Every time when number of museums are mentioned data includes branches.
9) 28820 (including people working on contracts and civil-law agreements)
10) Given data is about professional staff, which doesn’t have to refer to formal education in the subject. 13261 (including people working on contracts and civil-law agreements)
11) Given data is about professional staff, which doesn’t have to refer to formal education in the subject.
12) Including transfers to local self-government entities and transfers between local self-government entities. Exchange rate: 18.10.2016 r.
13) As there is no definition on education programme, number above refers to museums which conduct education lessons.
14) Including transfers to local self-government entities and transfers between local self-government entities. Exchange rate: 18.10.2016 r.
15) Definition: A museum is a non-profit organisational unit the aim of which is to collect and preserve natural and cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, to inform about the values and contents of its collections, to promote fundamental values of the Polish and world history, science and culture, to develop cognitive and aesthetic sensitivity and provide access to the collected holdings. (The Act on Museums of 21 November 1996) The term “museum” is not a protected designation in Poland. Every time when number of museums are mentioned data includes branches.
16) Data: Ministry of Finance Including transfers to local self-government entities and transfers between local self-government entities.
17) Estimation made on the basis of results of Museum Statistics Project (conducted by National Institute for Museums and Public Collections). Data for 189 museums (without branches).
18) Source: Central Statistical Office of Poland
19) Poland: A museum is a non-profit organisational unit the aim of which is to collect and preserve natural and cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, to inform about the values and contents of its collections, to promote fundamental values of the Polish and world history, science and culture, to develop cognitive and aesthetic sensitivity and provide access to the collected holdings. (The Act on Museums of 21 November 1996) The term “museum” is not a protected designation in Poland. Every time when number of museums are mentioned data includes branches.
20) Source: GUS