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Finland/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

The information filled in Table 19 pertains only to professionally managed public or statutory state-subsidised institutions. For relevant statistics, see  chapter 4.2.2,  chapter 6.2,  chapter 8.1.2 and  chapter 8.2.1. The issue analyses in  chapter 4.2.11 and  chapter 4.3 illustrate the cultural policy role of the national institutions.

Table 19:  Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number (2010)

Trend (++ to --)

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognised)

28 000

++

 

Museums (site organisations)

330

+

 

Archives (of public authorities)

n.a

-

Visual arts

Public art galleries / exhibition halls

63 (2007)

+-

 

Art academies (or universities)

2

+-

Performing arts

Symphony orchestras

29 (2012)

+

 

Music schools

104 (2007)

+-

 

Music / theatre academies
(or universities)

2

+-

 

Drama theatres, main

47 (2012)

-

 

Music theatres, opera houses

1 (2012)

+-

 

Dance and ballet companies

10

-

Books and Libraries

Libraries

827 (2012)

--

Audiovisual

Broadcasting organisations

1 (2012)

+-

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

 

n.a.

 

+

Other (please explain)

 

n.a.

n.a.

Source:  Statistics Finland, Cultural Statistics 2011and 2013, Finnish Mass Media 2011.


Chapter published: 25-04-2017

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