Table 4: Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain
|Domain||Cultural institutions (subdomains)||Number (2014)||Trend (++ to –)|
|Cultural heritage||Cultural heritage sites (recognised)||1700*||+|
|Archives (of public authorities)||***||–|
|Visual arts||Public art galleries / exhibition halls||****||+-|
|Art academies (or universities)||9||+-|
|Performing arts||Symphonic orchestras||7|
Music / theatre academies |
|Music theatres, opera houses||7||+-|
|Dance and ballet companies||****|
|Books and Libraries||Libraries||360||–|
|Interdisciplinary||Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses||****|
Sources: Information from the Swedish Arts Council, Swedish Agency for Cultural Analysis, Kungliga Biblioteket, Teaterunionen, Sveriges yrkesmusikerförbund (SYMF), Sveriges music- och kulturskolor (SMoK) and the National Heritage Board.
* Nationally significant legally protected heritage milieus. Statistics on the total number of government financed heritage sites and buildings on all levels of government is not available.
** Around 230 museums fulfil ICOM’s definition of a museum, including having a minimum of one fulltime employee.
*** All public authorities are constitutionally required to have archives.
**** Information does not exist.