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During the recent years the number of library users raised constantly but theatre and museum visits decreased.

 

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Monaco/ 8.2 Cultural consumption and participation  

8.2.1 Trends and figures

For the last ten years, the Ministry of Finance and the Economy has assigned the Business Development Agency and its Statistics Division to publish key indicators on the life of the state. The Monegasque Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (IMSEE), created in January 2011, is now in charge of this publication.

This annual publication provides insight into the cultural habits of the people of Monaco.

Cultural institutions and facilities

A– Ballets de Monte-Carlo, 2009-2013

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Total number of performances

57

70

53

83

72

Number of performances abroad

Na

Na

Na

47

31

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

B– Monte Carlo Opera, 2009-2013

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Tickets sold

8 339

10 471

13 646

13 989

18 943

Number of performances

19

21

31

28

28

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

C– Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo (symphonic orchestra), 2009-2013

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Total number of public performances

99

82

90

92

106

Number of performances abroad

7

9

11

8

3

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

D – Princess Grace Theatre, 2009-2013

Seasons

Tickets sold

Events

Performances

2009-2010

12 337

23

63

2010-2011

13 522

23

62

2011-2012

8 555

23

40

2012-2013

4 605

14

19

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

E – Théâtre des Variétés, number of performances*, 2009-2013

Year

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Conferences

19

19

14

17

22

Concerts

35

33

34

33

29

Dance

13

5

3

9

7

Conferences
/ reunions / cocktails

10

1

7

10

4

Films / cinema
and screenings

24

23

26

24

25

Shows

10

13

10

15

23

Drama

23

17

14

16

43**

TOTAL

134

111

108

124

153

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.
*                 Average length : 3 hours.
**              In 2013, the theatre hosted the 15th International Amateur Theatre Festival.

Cultural events and museums

A – Summer exhibition of Grimaldi Forum, 2009 – 2013

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Number of visitors

60 000

43 000

30 000

35 000

58 000

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

B– Printemps des arts de Monte-Carlo, 2009-2013

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Number of performances

40

45

39

45

46

Number of occupied seats

10 135

11 969

10 789

11 523

11 659

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

C – Fort-Antoine Theatre Festival, 2009-2014

Year

Number of shows

Number of spectators

2009

14

2 500

2010

23

2 632

2011

10

2 480

2012

6

2 164

2013

6

2 100

Source:     Department of Cultural Affairs.

D – International Festival of Organ, 2009-2014

Year

Number of concerts

Number of spectators

2009

10

3 000

2010

10

2 000

2011

8

1 600

2012

7

2 100

2013

8

2 400

Source:     Department of Cultural Affairs.

E – European Heritage Day, 2009-2013

Year

Number of sites

Number of admissions

2009

36

24 800

2010

37

27 282

2011

36

30 184

2012

38

25 655

2013

38

26 050

Source:     Department of Cultural Affairs.

F – International Circus Festival, 2009-2013

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Number of spectators

43 000

44 000

44 000

44 800

43 700

Number of days

13

13

13

13

13

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

G – Museums, number of admissions 2009-2013

Years

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Oceanography Museum

573 319

654 895

671 327

669 267

709 014

Exotic Gardens/ Anthropological Museum

131 910

128 788

136 424

134 427

134 336

National Museum

16 378

8 688

17 352

19 724

18 932

Stamps and Coins Museum

4 971

3 190

5 381

5 386

4 055

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

Book library, sound library and video library

The Principality has a children's library (Caroline) and a municipal library, a sound library and a video library run by the city.

A – Multimedia library registered users (library, sound library and video library), 2012-2013

Year

2012

2013

Number registered

1 616

2 638

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.

B- Caroline library users, (for children only) 2009-2013

Year

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Reading room attendance*

2 269

2 303

2 333

2 593

2 590

Source:     "Monaco en chiffres" edited by the IMSEE, 2014.
*                 Under 16 only.


Chapter published: 01-10-2014

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