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Participation in Selected Cultural Activities, 2004

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Chapter 8.2.1 "Participation trends and figures"

Legend:  N/A =  not applicable
↑ = upward trend; ↓ = downward trend; → = no large change (less than 10% difference between the latest figure available and the corresponding figure around five years earlier)

The per capita ratios written in italics are from the Compendium country reports. The others have been calculated by Mikko Lagerspetz on the basis of population figures from 2004, and should be regarded merely as indicative.

Countries

Visits to Museums 2004

Theatre Visits
2004

Cinema Visits
 2004

Internet connection at home*

Recent  major survey (year)

1 000

per capita

trend past 5 yrs.

1 000

per capita

trend past 5 yrs.

1 000

per capita

trend past 5 yrs.

Albania

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Austria

4272 ****

0.52

3869 ****

0.47

19300 ****

2.36

45

2001

Azerbaijan

1377   §§§§

0.18

842 §§§§

0.11

122 §§§§

0.02

 

 

Belgium (Fl.)

 

 

 

 

 

22713**

2.19

 

2003

Belgium (Fr.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bulgaria

3555

****

0.47

1600

***

0.21

3531

**

0.47

10

2005

Canada

35000

1.09

7800

0.24

120300

3.9

65

2005

Croatia

1474 ****

0.12

 

879 ****

0.07

2766 ****

0.23

 

 

Estonia

1726

1.28

1237

0.92

1200

0.88

31

2003

Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

56

 

France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

1998

Germany

102966

1.25

21764 ****

0.26

177900 ****

2.16

60

 

Greece

1725

0.16

 

 

 

 

11600 #

1.09

17

2002

Holy See

3457

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hungary

10300 **

1.03

4200 **

0.42

13600 **

1.3 **

14

 

Ireland

 

 

 

>3000**

>0.76

 

 

 

 

40

1994

Italy

 

 

→ ****

16132 ***

0.28

****

103483 ***

1.78

****

34

2002

Latvia

1617 §

**

0.68 **

576 **

0.24

1131 **

0.48 **

15

 

Liechtenstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1995

Lithuania

2394 **

0.66

 

557 **

0.15

 

1396 **

0.39

12

2003-2004

FYR of Macedonia

163 §§

0.08

292 §§

0.14

277 §§

0.13

 

 

Malta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2001

Moldova

589

0.13

726 #

0.16

 

 

 

 

 

Monaco

804 **

N/A

3.2 **

0.10

1.7 **

0.05

 

 

Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

65

2003

Poland

17505

0.45

9321 #

0.24

33268

0.86

26

2004

Portugal

4263 **

0.41

1281 **

0.12

18723 **

1.78

26

1999

Romania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

1999

Russia

74300

0.52

28000 **

0.19

52000 **

0.36

 

2004

San Marino

237

N/A

2.8 ¤¤

0.10

52

1.79

58 ¤

2004

Serbia-Montenegro

1361 ¤¤¤

0.13

1065

¤¤¤

¤¤¤¤

0.10

 

3702 ¤¤¤

0.34

 

 

 

Slovenia

1160 ** &

0.58

681 &

0.34

1791

0.89

47

 

Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

 

Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000

Switzerland

10600 §§§

1.42

 

1570 **

0.21

16500

2.21

 

2000

UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

141000

2.34

 

56

2003

Ukraine

18500

0.39

6000

0.13

10000

0.20

 

2002

Source:  Mikko Lagerspetz, Compendium Author, Estonia. Based on the data presented in the Council of Europe/ERICarts, Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, 7th edition, 2006 and other sources as indicated.

Notes:

* As percentage of total number of households with at least one member aged 16-74. Source: Eurostat: Statistics in Focus 38/2005: p. 2
** 2003, *** 1999, **** 2002
§ Public museums: §§  2002/2003, §§§ 1993, §§§§ 1998
# Theatres and concerts: 2001, # 1997, State funded drama theatres, Opera theatre, Music theatres
¤ 2002; source: Compendium national report, 2004, ¤¤ 2003/2004, ¤¤¤ 2000, ¤¤¤¤ Plays and concerts