Culture and the Media

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Public libraries 1)

  1990 2000 2010 2019 2020
Libraries, number 1 151 936 843 729 731
Mobile libraries, number 232 201 154 135 137
Materials, million 37,2 40,9 39,7 34,0 33,0
Loans, million 85,7 102,2 96,2 85,9 70,4
Borrowers, million 2,2 2,4 2,1 2,0 1,8
Library visits, million 49,3 64,0 52,6 53,7 35,3

1) Excl. Åland

Source: Ministry of Education and Culture

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 8.4.2021

Cinemas, museums, theatres and orchestras

  2000 2010 2017 2018 2019 2020
Cinemas 228 172 172 181 176 *177
Cinema halls 343 289 332 355 358 *360
Seats, thousand 59 50 46 50 50 *50
Premieres 176 186 201 210 201 . .
Visits per inhabitant 1,4 1,4 1,6 1,5 1,5 *0,7
Museums 1) 155 158 154 154 153 150
Exhibitions 1 289 1 134 1 078 1 008 1 004 . .
Admissions, million 4,9 4,9 7,1 7,1 7,6 *4,5
Theatres 2) 3) 60 59 59 59 59 59
Performances 13 837 12 833 11 826 11 874 11 453 . .
Tickets sold, million 2,6 2,6 2,3 2,4 2,3 *1,4
Orchestras 2) 24 27 28 28 28 28

* preliminary data

1) Museums with full-time personnel, excl. Åland

2) Theatres receiving statutory State subsidy

3) Incl. Finnish National Theatre and Finnish National Opera

Sources: Finnish Film Foundation

The Finnish Heritage Agency

Theatre Info Finland

Ministry of Education and Culture

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 14.4.2021

Shares of use by media, 2019

  Age          
  15–24 25–44 45–59 60–69 Total  
  min per day         %
Print media, total 54 50 53 83 58 12
  Magazines 8 8 9 13 9 2
  Newspapers 1) 18 14 19 35 20 4
  Free papers 9 8 7 9 8 2
  Books 20 20 18 26 21 4
Electronic media, total 482 441 419 411 435 88
  Television  65 98 141 154 116 23
  Radio 30 60 84 107 72 14
  Internet 2) 387 283 194 150 248 50
Total 536 491 472 494 494 100

1) Incl. subscribed and paid for newspapers

2) Incl. all Internet use

Source: Kantar TNS Oy

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 14.1.2021

 

Main topic: Culture and the Media

Last updated 14 Apr 2021