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In focus


Film and Cinema

New pocket statistics (2019) with the main results on film and cinema in Switzerland, historical data and international comparisons (in French and German)



The new results of the Swiss library statistics on finances, personnel, documentary offer and services of nearly 750 libraries or library networks are available

At a glance

Mean price of a film entry in Switzerland in 2018 CHF 15.22
Number of active users who have used the services of ten biggest Swiss libraries in 2018 205'225 persons
Proportion of the resident population in Switzerland who has visited in 2014 a concert or another live music event 71%
Number of museums in Switzerland (2017) 1111
Number of protected historic monuments in Switzerland (2016) 75'084
Public financing in 2016 in Switzerland for culture incl. media
CHF 3.04 billion
Expenditures of the Swiss private households in 2016 for culture incl. media CHF 15.5 billion
Source: FSO

Further information



Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic


Federal Statistical Office Section Politics, Culture and Media
Espace de l'Europe 10
2010 Neuchâtel



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