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Cultural financing

Cultural financing

The new results of the statistics on the public and private cultural financing (2017) are available (in French or German)



The new results of the Swiss museum statistics (inquiry 2019, data 2018) are available (in French, German or Italian)

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 (2018) 1118
Number of protected historic monuments in Switzerland (2016) 75'084
Public financing in 2017 in Switzerland for culture incl. media
CHF 2.94 billion
Expenditures of the Swiss private households in 2017 for culture incl. media CHF 15.8 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 Neuch√Ętel



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