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2011 Price levels of cultural goods and services (November)

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 Coldplay Album “Mylo Xylotoè

Regular price of the latest Walter Isaacson book “Steve Jobsè

Typical price of a cinema ticket for the latest international feature film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tidesè

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

N/A

N/A

2-4.5 EUR depending on the hours

2-4 EUR depending from the importance

8-15 EUR depending from the professor

3 EUR

Armenia

N/A (their previous album costs 1  500AMD)

N/A

typical cinema ticket is 1  000-1  500 AMD
(2-2.5 EUR)

1  000 AMD
(2 EUR)

7  000-20  000 AMD monthly depending on the school (14-41 EUR)

2nd balcony is available by invitation only, 3rd category ticket costs 1  500 AMD (3 EUR)

Austria

17.99 EUR

25.70 EUR

8.50 EUR

9 EUR

12 EUR

39-59 EUR

Azerbaijan

N/A

35 AZN
(33 EUR)

8 AZN
(7.50 EUR)

5 AZN
(4.70 EUR)

0 AZN
(state funded)

11 AZN
(10.40 EUR)

Belgium

14.99 EUR

25 EUR

9 EUR

12 EUR

--

79 EUR

Bosnia & Herzegovina

37 BAM (18.90 EUR)

N/A

6 BAM
(3 EUR)

Museum 5 BAM
(2.56 EUR)
Gallery - free

100 BAM
(51 EUR)
per year
(< 1 EUR per lesson)

8 BAM
(4.10 EUR) ordinary performance
10 BAM (5.10 EUR) opening night

Bulgaria

18 BGN (9.21 EUR)

35 BGN
(17.90 EUR)

10 BGN
(5.13 EUR)

10 BGN
(5.13 EUR)

6 BGN
(3.07 EUR)

12 BGN
(6.15 EUR)

Canada 11.88 CAD
8.49 EUR
17.50 CAD
12.52 EUR
13.50-16.50 CAD
9.66-11.81 EUR
15.00 CAD
10.74 EUR
60-70 CAD
42.6-50.12 EUR
106 CAD
75.89 EUR

Croatia

125 HRK
(16.73 EUR)

240 HRK
(32.13 EUR)

33 HRK
(4.42 EUR)

30 HRK
(4.01 EUR)
15 HRK (2 EUR)
for pupils, students, retired people

60-140 HRK
(8.03-18.74 EUR)

85 HRK
(11.38 EUR)

Cyprus

19.99 EUR

31.50 EUR

8 EUR

3.40 EUR

15 EUR

35 EUR

Czech Rep.

369 CZK
(14.47 EUR)

415 CZK
(16.27 EUR)

209 CZK
(8.20 EUR)

250 CZK
(9.80 EUR)

100 CZK
(3.92 EUR)

530 CZK
(21.57 EUR)

Denmark

150 DKK
(20.16 EUR)

350 DKK
(47.03 EUR)

85 DKK
(11.42 EUR)

O DKK general exhibitions
95 DKK particular exhibitons (12.77 EUR)

250 DKK
(33.59 EUR)

450 DKK
(60.47 EUR)

Estonia

15.85 EUR

24.99 EUR

5 EUR

5.5 EUR

19 EUR (monthly rate)

18 EUR

France

14.95 EUR

23.75 EUR

7.50 EUR

11.60 EUR

2.3 EUR

130 EUR

FYR of Macedonia

600 MKD
(10 EUR)

600 MKD
(10 EUR)

100 MKD
(1.5 EUR)

60 MKD
(1 EUR)

N/A

250 MKD
(4 EUR)

Georgia

N/A

N/A

10-20GEL
(4-8 EUR)

5-15GEL
(2-6 EUR)

2-4 GEL
(0.8-1.6 EUR)

5-12 GEL
(2-5 EUR)

Germany

16.99 EUR

24.99 EUR

11.50* EUR

8-10 EUR

45 Min: 18-26 EUR, 60 Min: 23-35 EUR

35-57 EUR

Greece

17.99 EUR

17.91 EUR

9 EUR

5 EUR

25 EUR

20 EUR

Hungary

4499 HUF
(14.99 EUR)

4900 HUF
(16.3 EUR) (soft cover)

1490 HUF
(6.96 EUR)
(3D version:
1900 HUF
6.33 EUR)

1600 HUF
(5.33 EUR)

3000 HUF
(10 EUR)

7800 HUF
(26 EUR)

Ireland

10.99 EUR

16.50 EUR

8.60 EUR

7.50 EUR

30 EUR

35 EUR

Italy

21.99 EUR

20 EUR

7.50 EUR
(10 EUR for 3D)

9 EUR

15 EUR

32 EUR (regular performance)
48 EUR
(first night)

Latvia

9.99 LVL
(14.3 EUR)

Not translated

3.75 LVL
(5.3 EUR)

1.50 LVL
(2.14 EUR)

Monthly 5-10 LVL
(7.1-14.3 EUR)

4-15 LVL
(5.7-21.4 EUR)

Liechtenstein

19.90 CHF
(16.04 EUR)

29.90 CHF
(24.10 EUR)

No Mainstream-Cinema in Liechtenstein

13 CHF
(10.48 EUR)

45.26 CHF
(36.47 EUR)*

No Opera in Liechtenstein

Lithuania

30 LTL
(8.70 EUR)

--

18 LTL
(5 EUR)

6 LTL
(1.70 EUR)

15 LTL
(4 EUR)

30 LTL
(8.70 EUR)

Malta

15.99 EUR

19.99 EUR

6.60 EUR

5 EUR

Free

20 EUR

Moldova

12-15 EUR

15-25 EUR

5-10 EUR

0.18-1 EUR

2.5 EUR

7-20 EUR

Monaco

14.99 EUR

25 EUR

10 EUR

6 EUR

0 EUR

50 EUR

Netherlands

17.99 EUR

23.95 EUR

9 EUR

14 EUR

18.50 EUR

55 EUR

Norway

99 NOK
(12.7 EUR)

399 NOK
(51.3 EUR)

100 NOK
(12.9 EUR)

50 NOK
(6.4 EUR)

210 NOK
(27 EUR)

545 NOK'
(70EUR)

Poland

10.17 EUR (45 PLN)

11.30 EUR (50 PLN)

6.78 EUR
(30 PLN)

3.39 EUR
(15 PLN)

10.17 EUR (45 PLN)

13.56 EUR
(60 PLN)

Portugal

16.99 EUR

29.90 EUR

5.70 EUR

5 EUR

20-50 EUR

25-45 EUR*

Romania

60 RON
(14.2 EUR)

155 RON
(36.8 EUR)

21.7 RON
(5.15 EUR)

8 RON
(~2 EUR)*

Not available

25 RON
(6 EUR)

San Marino

18.90 EUR

20 EUR

5 EUR

Free

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

gallery 13 EUR
stall 15 EUR
box 15 EUR

Serbia

16 EUR

Not yet on the market

3.5 EUR*

2 EUR**

1 EUR

5 EUR***

Slovenia

16.99 EUR

27.71 EUR

5.75 EUR

5 EUR

3.5 EUR

26 EUR

Spain

17.95 EUR

23.90 EUR

7.4 EUR*

12 EUR (permanent + temporary exhibitions)

10.67 EUR**

76 EUR

Sweden

149 SEK
(16.51 EUR)

200 SEK
(22.16 EUR)

125 SEK
(13.85 EUR)

120 SEK
(13.30 EUR)

100 SEK
(11.08 EUR)

280 SEK
(31.03 EUR)

Switzerland

39.50 CHF
31.97 EUR*

35.50 CHF
28.73 EUR*

18 CHF
14.57 EUR*

22 CHF
17.81 EUR*

78.50 CHF
63.55 EUR*

65-220 CHF
52.62-178.11 EUR*

Ukraine

55-85 UAH
(5-7.8 EUR)

170-200 UAH*
(15.63-18.38 EUR)

60 UAH
(5.50 EUR)

40-60 UAH
(3.67-5.50 EUR)

40-50 UAH
(3.67-4.60 EUR)

90-110 UAH
(8.27-10.11 EUR)

Source:       European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts) based on data provided by Compendium authors from respective countries. Data collected during November 2011 (currency exchange rates 3rd week of November, 2011).

Germany:
*                           The film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tidesè was not more shown in German cinemas. The mentioned prize represents the regular prize for an international blockbuster film (3 EUR need to be paid additionally for films in 3D).

Liechtenstein:
*                           CHF 679 (547 EUR) fee for a semester (15 weeks) to attend once a week for course of 50 minutes.

Moldova:
*                           The price varies from 7-20 EUR for the National Opera / Theatre performances and from 25 to 125 EUR for a foreign (e.g. Russian) opera/ theatre performance.

Portugal:
*                           Prices for 2010-11 season at Sà£o Carlos National Theatre in Lisbon. The original programme for the 2011-12 season is currently suspended and a new one with fewer productions is to be presented soon (as of November 2011).

Serbia:
*                           Film tickets in provinces are 2 EUR. This is Belgrade price, but majority of audiences is in Belgrade.
**                       Exhibition - Oktobarski salon in Museum of History of Yugoslavia.
***                   Opera - National theatre, 2nd gallery.

Spain:
*                           Spain: It is the arithmetic mean of the prices of several cinemas in the capital.
**                       Spain: It is the arithmetic mean of several local public music schools in Spain.

Switzerland:
*                           Currency rate of the 22.11.11

Ukraine:
*                           The Ukrainian version is under preparation, should appear by the beginning of Dec. Thus, the price is approximately. (1 EUR = UAH 10.98 by 15.11.2011).