COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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2012 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 latest Adele Album “21”

Regular price of the J.R.R. Tolkien book 'The Hobbit'

Typical price of a cinema ticket  (latest internatl.  2D blockbuster
feature film)

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

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

2nd balcony / 3rd category opera ticket (medium-size opera; opera house in the national capital)

Armenia

500 AMD
1 EUR
[pirate copy?]

4 800 AMD
9.5 EUR
(in Russian, Armenian version, not yet available)

1 000-2 000 AMD
2-4 EUR

300-800 AMD
0.5-1.5 EUR

6 000 AMD
12 EUR
(per month)

500-5 000 AMD
1-10 EUR
(depending on the opera)

Austria

18 EUR

18.50 EUR

9 EUR

11 EUR

13 EUR

70-77 EUR

Azerbaijan

15 AZN
(14.7 EUR)

10 AZN
(9.8 EUR)

4-7 AZN
(3.9-6.7 EUR)

5 AZN
(4.9 EUR)

0 AZN
(state funded

16 AZN
(15.7 EUR)

Belgium (Flemish)

12.99 EUR

19 EUR

9 EUR

8 EUR

-

78 EUR

Belgium (Wallonie)

13 EUR

12 EUR

9 EUR

13 EUR

FREE

81 EUR

Bosnia & Herzegovina

37 BAM
(19 EUR)

27 BAM
(13.85 EUR)

7 BAM
(3.6 EUR)

Gallery  - free

Free

8 BAM
(4.10 EUR) reg. performance,
10 BAM/5.10 EUR premiere

Bulgaria

14.95 BGN
7.64 EUR

14.99 BGN
7.66 EUR

9 BGN
4.60 EUR

6-10 BGN
3.06-5.11 EUR

20 BGN
10.22 EUR

15 BGN
7.66 EUR

Canada

10 CAD
7.69 EUR

12.91 CAD
9.93 EUR

10.99 CAD
8.46 EUR

18 CAD
13.85 EUR

50 CAD*
38.47 EUR

108 CAD
83.10 EUR

Croatia

131 HRK (17.5 EUR)

89 HRK
(11.8 EUR)

33 HRK
(4.4 EUR)

30 HRK
(4 EUR)

60-140 HRK
8-18.7 EUR

85 HRK
(11.3 EUR)

Cyprus

19.98 EUR

18 EUR

8 EUR

3.40 EUR

25 EUR

35 EUR

Czech
Republic

380 CZK
(15.20 EUR)

350 CZK
(14 EUR)

189 CZK
(7.56 EUR)

180 CZK
(7.2 EUR)

100 CZK
(4 EUR)

660 CZK
(26.4 EUR)

Denmark

160 DKK
21.5 EUR

330 DKK
44.2 EUR

85 DKK
11.4 EUR

O DKK (general collection);
95 DKK (12.74 EUR) for special exhibitons

250 DKK
33.5 EUR

450 DKK
60.3 EUR

Estonia

14.99 EUR

20.6 EUR*

6.5 EUR

5.5 EUR

3.5 EUR

25 EUR

Finland

17.95 EUR

24.95 EUR

10.50 EUR

10 EUR

28 EUR

54-59 EUR

France

10 EUR

5.7 EUR (paperback)
20 EUR (hardback)

9 EUR
(normal rate)
6 EUR
(reduced rate)

11 EUR (Nat. museum);
11-13 EUR
(Gallery of modern art)

2.3 EUR

Around 100 EUR

FYR of Macedonia

600 MKD
(10 EUR)

600 MKD
(10 EUR)

150 MKD
(2.5 EUR)

60 MKD
(1 EUR)

n/a

250 MKD
(4 EUR)

Georgia

N/A

N/A

10-15 GEL
(4.7 -7 EUR)

5 GEL
(2.3 EUR)

10-15 GEL
(4.7 -7 EUR)

7-10 GEL
(3.3 -4.7 EUR)

Germany

9.99 EUR

18 EUR

8-9.50 EUR

8-10 EUR

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

36-57 EUR

Greece

18 EUR

18 EUR

7 EUR

5 EUR

15 EUR

20 EUR

Hungary

4 500 HUF
(16 EUR)

3 500 HUF
(12.5 EUR)

1 440 HUF
(5.24 EUR)

1 100 HUF
(3.9 EUR)

3 000 HUF
(10.7 EUR)

7 800-8 200 HUF
(25.7-29.3 EUR)

Ireland

10 EUR

8.99 EUR

10 EUR

3 EUR
(Donation)

15 EUR

38 EUR

Italy

15.90 EUR

11 EUR

8 EUR

9 EUR

15 EUR

48 EUR

Latvia

20 EUR

13.6 EUR

5.7 EUR

3.6 EUR

7.1-14.3 EUR(monthly payment)

8.6-15.7 EUR

Liechtenstein

19.50 CHF
(16.2 EUR)

21.90 CHF
(hardback)
(18.19 EUR)

14 CHF
(11.63 EUR)

12 CHF
(normal rate L. Kunstmuseum)
(9.97 EUR)

40 CHF*
(33.22 EUR)

no opera

Lithuania

70 LTL (20.27 EUR)

33.89 LTL (9.81 EUR)

18 LTL
(5.2 EUR)

6 LTL
(1.73 EUR)

10 LTL
(2.90 EUR)

30 LTL
(8.70 EUR)

Moldova

50 MDL
3.78

140 MDL
8.94

100 MDL
6.38

10 MDL
0.64 EUR

50 MDL
3.19

60 MDL
3.83 EUR

Monaco

14 EUR

12.05 EUR

10.50 EUR

6 EUR

0 EUR

50 EUR

Netherlands

15.99 EUR

18.95 EUR

9 EUR

15 EUR

25 EUR

90 EUR*

Norway

99 NOK
13.50 EUR

150 NOK
20 EUR

115 NOK
15.5 EUR

50 NOK
6.8 EUR

216 NOK
29 EUR

595 NOK
81 EUR

Poland

62.99 PLN
(15.14 EUR)

34.00 PLN
(8.17 EUR)

29.00 PLN
(6.97 EUR)

15.00 PLN
(3.60 EUR)

85.00 PLN
(20.43 EUR)

35.00 PLN
(8.41 EUR)

Portugal

13.99 EUR

22.60 EUR

6.50 EUR

5.00 EUR

25.00 EUR

35.00-50.00 EUR

Romania

69.99 RON
(15.4 EUR*)

39.9 RON
(8.8 EUR)

23 RON
(5.1 EUR)

10 RON
(2.2 EUR)

Not available

25 RON
(5.5 EUR)

Russia

264 RUB
(6.54 EUR)

245 RUB
(6.07 EUR)

400 RUB
(9.91 EUR)

400 / 200 RUB (regular/students) (9.91 EUR)

200 RUB per month
(4.45 EUR)

2 800 RUB
(evening show “La Traviata” in Bol’shoy Theatre)
(69.4 EUR)

San Marino

13.90 EUR

11 EUR

5 EUR

free

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

gallery 15 EUR
stall 15 EUR
box 10 EUR

Serbia

15.3 EUR

4.7 EUR

3.3 EUR

1.8 EUR (Museum of history of Yugoslavia)

1 EUR

6.2 EUR (National Theatre in Belgrade)

Slovakia

16.50 EUR

7.90 EUR

6 EUR (multiplexes)
5.10 EUR (average ticket price)

3.50 EUR

1.50 EUR

14 EUR

Slovenia

9.99 EUR

13.95 EUR

5.85 EUR

5 EUR

3.5 EUR

26 EUR

Spain

12.95 EUR

20.95 EUR

8.6 EUR*

3 EUR**

12.2 EUR***

90 EUR

Sweden

99 SEK
11.42 EUR

224 SEK
25.83 EUR

130 SEK
14.99 EUR

100 SEK
11.53 EUR

900 SEK
103.77  EUR
(per semester)

500 SEK
57.65 EUR

Switzerland

23 CHF
19.10 EUR

22 CHF
18.27 EUR

18 CHF
14.95 EUR

18 CHF
14.95 EUR

32-64 CHF
26.57-53.14 EUR

184 CHF
152.79 EUR

Ukraine

195-220 UAH
(19-20 EUR)

50-80 UAH
(5-8 EUR)

40-60 UAH
(4-6 EUR)

50 UAH
(5 EUR)

70 UAH
(7 EUR)

90-100 UAH
(9-10 EUR)

Source:     European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts) based on data provided by Compendium authors from respective countries. Data collected during November 2012 (currency exchangerates 3rd week of November, 2012).
*          Please indicate the cost for 60 minutes (not 45minutes school hour).
*          Canada: Based on hourly rates for one month.
*          Estonia: The Hobbit has been sold out, instead the price of the ‘Lord of the Rings I’ is taken.
*          Liechtenstein: claculated from CHF 679 for a weekly course (50 minutes) per Semester.
*          Netherlands: Categories at the Muziektheater Amsterdam were changed for the 2012/2013 season from 4 to 8. Price is for a 3rd category in the new system.
*          Spain: It is the arithmetic mean of the prices of several cinemas in the capital.
**        Spain:This is the entrance fee to a temporary exhibition in a main national museum of “modern art”. In previous years the fee was for the main national museum in the capital, the Prado Museum, which contains masterpieces of European art.
***      Spain: It is the arithmetic mean of several local public music schools in Spain.