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The new results of the Swiss library statistics (2019) with data on staff, finances, collection and services of nearly 750 libraries and library networks (in French or German)

Film and Cinema

Film and Cinema

The latest figures on film and cinema in Switzerland (2019) with maps, graphics, interactive data and international comparisons (in French or German)


At a glance

Mean price of a film entry in Switzerland in 2019 CHF 15.46
Number of active users who have used the services of ten biggest Swiss libraries in 2019 198'742 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

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