COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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2013 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 Bruno Mars Album "Unorthodox Jukebox"

Regular price of the Dan Brown book "Inferno"

Typical price of a cinema ticket for the latest international blockbuster
feature film (in 2D)

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

Hourly rate
(60 min.) 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

Armenia

1500 AMD
(2.7 EUR)

8500AMD
(15.5 EUR)

1 000-2 000 AMD
(1.8-3.7 EUR)

300-1 000 AMD
(0.5-1.8 EUR)

6 000 AMD
(11 EUR)
(per month)

3 000-8 000 AMD
(5.4 – 14.5 EUR)
(depending opera)

Austria

16.99 EUR

26 EUR

8-12 EUR

free up to the age of 19;
10-14 EUR

50 min 13.30
(200 EUR for ca. 15 hours per semester)

70 EUR

Azerbaijan

N/A

15.90 AZN
(15.1 EUR)

4-7 AZN
(3.8-6.6 EUR)

5 AZN
(4.8 EUR)

0 AZN
(state funded)

16 AZN
(15.2 EUR)

Belgium (Flemish)

16.18 EUR

18.99 EUR

10.70 EUR

9.50 EUR

0.5 EUR

80 EUR

Belgium (Wallonie)

16 EUR

22.90 EUR

9.80 EUR

8 EUR (Magritte)
17.50 EUR (van der Weyden)

-

80 EUR

Bosnia & Herzegovina

N/A

22 BAM
(11.30 EUR)

6 BAM
(3.10 EUR)

Gallery  - free

Free

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

Bulgaria

15.90 BGN
8.13 EUR

30 BGN
15.34 EUR

9 BGN
4.60 EUR

6-10 BGN
3.06-5.11 EUR

20 BGN
10.22 EUR

15 BGN
7.66 EUR

Croatia

109 HRK
(14.5 EUR)

199 HRK
(26.5 EUR)

35 HRK
(4.7 EUR)

30 HRK
(4 EUR)

60-140 HRK
(8-18.7 EUR)

85 HRK
(11.3 EUR)

Cyprus

17.95 EUR

17.99 EUR

12 EUR

3.40 EUR

7.5 EUR

35 EUR

Czech
Republic

347 CZK
(13.60 EUR)

347,- CZK*
(13.60 EUR)

179 CZK
(7 EUR)

180 CZK
(7 EUR)

100 CZK
(3.90 EUR)

450 CZK
(17.60 EUR)

Estonia

16 EUR

22.86 EUR

5.5 EUR

5.5 EUR

8.5 EUR

18 EUR

Finland

19.95 EUR

29.95 EUR

10.80 EUR

12 EUR

23 EUR

57-86 EUR

France

15 EUR

21 EUR (hardback)

9.5 EUR
(normal rate)
6.5 EUR
(reduced rate)

11 EUR
(normal rate)
8 EUR
(reduced rate)

3 EUR

Around 100 EUR

FYR of Macedonia

600 MKD
(10 EUR)

1 000 MKD
(16.5 EUR)

150 MKD
(2.5 EUR)

60 MKD
(1 EUR)

n/a

250 MKD
(4 EUR)

Georgia

N/A

N/A

15 GEL
(6.60 EUR)

5 GEL
(2.20 EUR)

10-15 GEL
(4.4-6.6 EUR)

5-7 GEL
(2.2-3 EUR)

Germany

13.99 EUR

26 EUR

6.50-9.50 EUR

10 EUR

24-36 EUR

38-57 EUR

Greece

17.99 EUR

16.92 EUR

6.5-8 EUR

7 EUR

10 EUR

50 EUR

Hungary

3 514 HUF
(11.93 EUR)

3 392 HUF
(11.52 EUR)

1 850 HUF
(6.28 EUR)

1 600 HUF
(5.44 EUR)

3 500 HUF
(11.90 EUR)

9 500 HUF
(32.31 EUR)

Ireland

15.99 EUR

17.99 EUR

10 EUR

Donation

30 EUR

33.75 EUR

Italy

19.98 EUR

25 EUR

8 EUR

8 to 11 EUR

15 EUR

48 to 80 EUR

Latvia

20 EUR

14.3 EUR

5.6 EUR

4.3 EUR

7.1-14.3 EUR
(monthly payment)

8.6-15.7 EUR

Liechtenstein

27 CHF
(22.75 EUR)

25 CHF
(21.05 EUR)

14 CHF
(11.79 EUR)

12 CHF
(10.1 EUR)

40 CHF*
(33.67 EUR)

no opera

Lithuania

65 LTL (18.84 EUR)

33.99 LTL (9.85 EUR)

19 LTL
(5.5 EUR)

6 LTL
(1.73 EUR)

6.7-10.9 LTL
(1.9-3.2 EUR)

30 LTL
(8.70 EUR)

Malta

15 EUR

29.99 EUR

7 EUR

5 EUR

Free

20 EUR

Moldova

50 MDL
(2.90 EUR)

349 MDL
(20.28 EUR)

100 MDL
(5.81 EUR)

10 MDL
(0.58 EUR)

50 MDL
(2.90 EUR)

60 MDL
(3.48 EUR)

Monaco

15.99 EUR

22.90 EUR

10.50 EUR

6 EUR

0 EUR

50 EUR

Netherlands

16.99 EUR

22.95 EUR

10 EUR

15 EUR

25 EUR

90 EUR (mo-thu)
100 EUR (fri-su)

Norway

149 NOK
(18.9 EUR)

349 NOK
(44.3 EUR)

90 NOK
(11.4 EUR)

50 NOK
(6.33 EUR)

190 NOK
(24 EUR)

525 NOK
(66.5 EUR)

Poland

59.99 PLN
(14.21 EUR)

44.90 PLN
(10.63 EUR)

31 PLN
(7.34 EUR)

15 PLN
(3.55 EUR)

55-120 PLN
(13.03- 28.43 EUR)

40 PLN
(9.47 EUR)

Portugal

15.99 EUR

22.20 EUR

6.50 EUR

5.00 EUR

25-50 EUR

20-35 EUR

Romania

65 RON (14.65 EUR)

69 RON (15.56 EUR)

24 RON
(5.41 EUR)

10 RON
(2.25 EUR)

Not available

30 RON
(6.76 EUR)

Russia

265 RUB
(6.05 EUR)
via the Internet

585 RUB
(13.35 EUR)
in a bookshop
499 RUB
(11.39 EUR)
via the Internet

about 400 RUB
(9 EUR)

400 RUB
(full price)
(9 EUR)
Tretyakov Gallery*
 

free for those between 6 and 18 years old according the Law on Education, in effect since 1 September 2013

3 200 RUB
(73 EUR)
Bolshoi Theatre

San Marino

18.90 EUR

25 EUR

5 EUR

free

250 EUR*

gallery 15 EUR
stall 15 EUR
box 10 EUR

Serbia

1799 RS = 15.6 EUR

1890 RS= 16.4 EUR

400-460 RS =
3.5-4 EUR
(depend on time)

100 RS–50 RS
0.86 -0.43 EUR

Public is free of charge
private – 10 EUR

500 RS =
4.3 EUR

Slovenia

14.99 EUR

27.90 EUR
(hardback)

6.10 EUR

5 EUR

3.5 EUR

28 EUR

Spain

14.39 EUR

21.38 EUR

8.7 EUR

4 EUR

17.5 EUR

90 EUR

Sweden

188 SEK
(20.91 EUR)

198 SEK
(23.00 EUR)

133 SEK
(15.45 EUR)

120 SEK
(13.94 EUR)

700-900 SEK
(81-105 EUR) per semester

510 SEK
(59.25 EUR)

Switzerland

27 CHF
(22.75 EUR)

25 CHF
(21.05 EUR)

18 CHF
(15.15 EUR)

20 CHF
(16.85 EUR)

32-70 CHF
(27-59 EUR)

200 CHF
(168.,4 EUR)

Ukraine

75 UAH
7.2 EUR

120 UAH
11.5 EUR

40 UAH (morning) 50-60 UAH
5-6 EUR

50 UAH
5 EUR

90 UAH
9 EUR

40-60 UAH
4-6 EUR

UK

9.99 GBP
(11.66 EUR)

20 GBP
(23.72 EUR)

9.95 GBP
(11.61 EUR) for inner London
7.75 GBP
(9.04 EUR) for outer London 

13.50 GBP
(15.75 EUR) 

 32 GPP
(37.35 EUR))

 55 GBP
(64.20 EUR) for 2nd balcony (upper circle)

Source:     European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts) based on data provided by Compendium authors from respective countries. Data collected during October 2013 (currency exchange rates from the 1st week of November, 2013).
Notes:
*                Czech Republic: E-Book – 269 CZK (10.50 EUR).
*                Liechtenstein: calculated from CHF 679 per semester for a weekly course with 50 minutes.
*                Russia: 300 RUB (full price for Russian and CIS citizens); 250 RUB (students); 150 RUB (Russian and CIS students, retired, etc.); free for arts and architecture students, members of the Fine Arts Academy and Artists’ unions, disabled persons and some other categories.
*                 San Marino: annual fee to attend individual twice weekly courses.