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Cultural economy

Latest figures on cultural workers 2022, for the first time with detailed information on nationality and migration status

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Film and Cinema

Film and cinema statistics data on cinemas, film offer, attendance and Swiss cinema until 2022 and weekly data on the film landscape in 2023 updated monthly

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Cultural financing

Year of the pandemic 2020: public funding of culture including special analysis on Covid-19 aid, as well as cultural expenditure of private households

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At a glance

Key figures
Evolution cinema admissions (2021–2022)
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)
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 (2022)
63 943
268 000
Source: FSO

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Historic monuments, archaeological zones and historic towns and settlements


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