According to Statistics Estonia and their most recent research, in 2013 a visitor to a cultural or sports event spends an average of EUR 14 per visit. A visitor to a cultural or sporting event will spend an average of EUR 6,80 on tickets, EUR 3,80 on food and drinks and EUR 2,50 for transportation and parking.
When attending a concert, an average household cost is EUR 38 per visit. While attending a theatre, the household spends an average of EUR 36, attending other cultural events (festivals, community gatherings etc.) EUR 33, the museum EUR 22, and the cinema EUR 19.
In 2013, households spent a total of EUR 67 million on cinema, accounting for 27% of total spending on cultural and sports facilities. Concert visitors spent a total of nearly EUR 57 million (23%), theatre, opera, ballet or dance performances around EUR 55 million (22%), museums, exhibitions or heritage sites over EUR 28 million (11.5%), sports and visitors to other cultural events nearly EUR 20 million (8%).
Table 5: Household cultural expenditure by expenditure purpose, 2010 and 2015
|Items (Field/Domain)||Household expenditure (in million EUR)|
|I. Books and Press|
|II. Cultural Services|
|Cinema, theatre and others||N/A||102,9|
|Museums, libraries, parks and similar||3,4||14,1|
|Photographic services and other||N/A||6,6|
|III. Audiovisual equipment and accessories|
|Support for recording image, sound and data||N/A||N/A|
|Audiovisual equipment and accessories||13,3||11,4|
|IV. Subscriptions of television, information processing|
|Rental and subscriptions of radio and television|
|Subscriptions of radio and television||33,3||47,9|
|Rental of cultural equipment and accessories||N/A||N/A|
|Information Processing and Internet|
|Material for information processing||N/A||N/A|
|Mobile and Internet services||N/A||N/A|