Culture

What's new?

In focus

Bibliothèques

Libraries

The new results of the Swiss library statistics (2021) with data on staff, finances, collection and usage of nearly 1500 libraries open to the public (in French or German)

 
Cultural economy

Cultural economy

Year of the pandemic 2020: cultural economy (enterprises, jobs, value added) with the development compared to the previous year (mainly in French or German)

Cultural financing

Cultural financing

Year of the pandemic 2020: public funding of culture (including special analysis on Covid-19 aid in the cultural sector) as well as cultural expenditure of private households (in French or German)

Museums

Museums

New figures from the Swiss Museum Statistics (2021) with results on structure and financing, collections and exhibitions as well as attendance and cultural mediation, and a thematic module on museum personnel (in French, German or Italian)

At a glance

Evolution cinema admissions (2020-2021)
Evolution utilisation VoD subscription/streaming (2020-2021)
+24%
+19%
Number of libraries accessible to public (2021) 1'490
Number of museums (2021) 1'081
Number of protected historic monuments (2016) 75'084
Proportion of the population who has been to a concert (2019)

72%
Public cultural financing (2020)
CHF 2.97 billion
Expenditures of private households for culture incl. media (2020) CHF 14.1 billion
Number of cultural enterprises (2020)
Number of cultural workers (2021)
63'943
281'000
Source: FSO

Further information

Tables

Graphs

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Monuments

Historic monuments, archaeological zones and historic towns and settlements

Contact

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