COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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2007 Price levels of cultural goods and services (December)

 

 

 

 

Country

A. Private Sector Culture Industries

B. Public or Subsidized Arts Institutions

1. Music

2. Books

3. Film

4. Museums

5. Arts Education

6. Theatre

Regular price of the latest James Blunt Album "All the Lost Souls"

Regular price of the latest Harry Potter book "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Typical price of a cinema ticket for the latest international feature film, "Ratatouille"

Entrance fee to an exhibition in a main national museum / gallery of modern art

Hourly rate for children's piano lesson at a local public music school

2nd balcony or 3rd category ticket for medium-sized opera in main opera house located in the capital

Albania

8.31 EUR
(1 000 ALL)

6.65 EUR
(800 ALL)

2.49 EUR
(300 ALL)

0.83 EUR
(100 ALL)

1.24 EUR
(150 ALL)

2.08 EUR
(250 ALL)

Armenia

3.82-4.44 EUR
(1 700-2 000 AMD)

11.23 EUR
(5 000 AMD)

3.37 EUR
(1 500 AMD)

1.57 EUR
(700 AMD)

3.37-4.44 EUR
(1 500-2 000 AMD)

2.24 EUR
(1 000 AMD)

Austria

21.70 EUR

25.6 EUR

8 EUR

8 EUR

11 EUR

45-65 EUR

Azerbaijan

-

10-11 EUR

3-7 EUR

0-3 EUR

0.55 EUR
(for a year)

2-10 EUR

Belgium

17.99 EUR

18.5 EUR

8.4 EUR

5 EUR

ca. 120 EUR (for a year)

42 EUR

Bulgaria

27 EUR
(52 BGN)

16 EUR
(30 BGN)

3.5 EUR
(7 BGN)

2 EUR
(4 BGN)

5.5 EUR
(10 BGN)

5.5 EUR
(10 BGN)

Canada

12.26 EUR
(18.30 CAD)

15.07 EUR
(22.50 CAD)

2.85 EUR
(4.25 CAD)

8.04 EUR
(12 CAD)

16.75 EUR
(25 CAD)

40.2 EUR
(60 CAD)

Croatia

18 EUR
(132 HRK)

24.5 EUR
(179 HRK)

4 EUR
(29 HRK)

2.73 EUR
(20 HRK)

8.2-19.2 EUR
(60-140 HRK)

10.3 EUR
(75 HRK)

Denmark

20.16 EUR

44.22 EUR

8.73 EUR

10.75 EUR for special exhibitions (permanent exhibitions - no entrance fee)

20.32 EUR

63.17 EUR

Finland

24.95 EUR

27.9 EUR

9 EUR

6 EUR
(under 18 free)

10.2 EUR

32-44 EUR

France

16.99 EUR

25.18 EUR

5.6 EUR

9 EUR

N/A

100 EUR

Georgia

N/A

10 EUR
(20-25 GEL)

2-5 EUR
(5-10 GEL)

1.5 EUR
(3 GEL)

3-5 EUR
(7-10 GEL)

2-5 EUR
(5-10 GEL)

Germany

16.9 EUR

24.9 EUR

6.2 EUR

8 EUR

20 EUR

25-60 EUR

Hungary

18 EUR
(4 490 HUF)

28 EUR
(6 990 HUF)

4 EUR
(1 000 HUF)

2 EUR
(500 HUF)

10 EUR
(2 500 HUF)

16 EUR
(4 000 HUF)

Ireland

14.99 EUR

22.99 EUR

6 EUR

No Fee

20 EUR

35 EUR

Italy

21 EUR

25 EUR

7 EUR

9-10 EUR

N/A

40-50 EUR

Latvia

18.5 EUR

11.4 EUR

3.3-5.5 EUR

3.56 EUR

1-7 EUR

7.1 EUR

Lithuania

17.3 EUR
(60 LTL)

20.2 EUR
(70 LTL)

4 EUR
(14 LTL)

1.1 EUR
(3.8 LTL)

-

10 EUR
(34.5 LTL)

FYR of Macedonia

11.5 EUR
(700 MKD)

11.5 EUR
(700 MKD)

3 EUR
(180 MKD)

0.9 EUR
(50 MKD)

3.5 EUR
(200 MKD)

3.5 EUR
(200 MKD)

Malta

18.52 EUR

23.18 EUR

3.49-6.41 EUR

5.82 EUR
(for special exhibitions-free for main exhib.)

free of charge

18-24 EUR

Moldova

10-12 EUR

10-12 EUR

5-7 EUR

0.9 EUR

2.5 EUR

5-7 EUR

Netherlands

17.99 EUR

17.99 EUR

9 EUR

10 EUR

16.5 EUR

55 EUR

Poland

17 EUR
(62 PLN)

To be released in 2008

3.85 EUR
(14 PLN)

2.75 EUR
(10 PLN)

8.25 EUR
(30 PLN)

6.87 EUR
(25 PLN)

Portugal

17.95 EUR

22 EUR

5.50 EUR

3-5 EUR

25-30 EUR

25-50 EUR

Russia

31.6 EUR
(1 136 RUB)
(CD + DVD)

5.53 EUR
(199 RUB)

1.7-7.2 EUR*
(60-250 RUB)

4.17 EUR
(150 RUB)

6.39 EUR
(230 RUB)
per month

11.68 EUR
(420 RUB)
(the Bolshoi)

San Marino

16.8 EUR

23 EUR

5 EUR

Entrance is free, both for San Marino citizens and foreigners

130 EUR
(annual fee to attend individual twice weekly courses)

balcony 13 EUR
stalls A 21 EUR
stalls B 18 EUR

 

Serbia

16.25 EUR
(1 300 CSD)

25 EUR
(1 999 CSD)

3.2 EUR
(250 CSD)

1.25 EUR
(100 CSD)

20 EUR
(annual inscription)

6.25 EUR
(500 CSD)

Slovakia

22.5 EUR
(750 SKK)

15 EUR
(500 SKK)

4.5 EUR
(150 SKK)

3 EUR
(100 SKK)

1.8 EUR
(60 SKK)

15 EUR
(500 SKK)

Slovenia

15.89 EUR

37.96 EUR

4.95 EUR

4 EUR

3.5 EUR

17 EUR

Spain

17.95 EUR

27.08 EUR

6-6.7 EUR

6 EUR

11 EUR

65 EUR

Sweden

17.89 EUR
(169 SEK)

13.5-22.1 EUR
(128-209 SEK)

9 EUR
(65 SEK)

8.47 EUR
(80 SEK)

4.2-8.5 EUR*
(40-80 SEK)

32.8-49.9 EUR
(310-470 SEK)

Switzerland

13.85 EUR

21.15 EUR

10.3 EUR

10 EUR

26 EUR

70 EUR

Ukraine

4-6 EUR

5-7 EUR

5 EUR

3 EUR

9-10 EUR

7 EUR

UK

12.55 EUR
(9 GBP)

15.32 EUR
(10.99 GBP)

13.2-16.9 EUR
(9.45-12.15 GBP)

Entrance is free.
Temporary exhibitions: 12.5-16.7 EUR
(9-12 GBP)

13.9-41.8 EUR
(10-30 GBP)

69.7-211.9 EUR
(50-152 GBP)

Source:     Compendium Authors from respective countries and the European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research
                (ERICarts). Data collected during December 2007. Currency Exchange Rates (1st week of December, 2007).
*               Fees are not per lesson but per term in municipal music & culture schools so this is a rough calculation based
                 on the assumption of an average of 15 lessons per term)