Culture and the Media

Public libraries

  Unit 1970 1980  1) 1990 1) 2000 1) 2010 1) 2015 1) 2016 1)
Libraries No. 2 903 1 608 1 151 936 843 765 743
Collections 1 000 . . . . 37 179 40 897 39 655 36 513 35 589
Loans 1 000 32 429 72 513 85 714 102 197 96 228 89 218 87 369
Borrowers 1 000 1 225 1 842 2 199 2 431 2 089 1 995 1 981
Library visits 1 000 . . . . 49 264 63 978 52 647 49 369 49 024

1) Excl. Åland

Source: Ministry of Education and Culture

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 31.3.2017

Books published in Finland

  1970 1) 1980 1990 2000 2010 2014 2015
Total of books published 3 351 6 511 10 153 11 764 12 017 10 352 9 865
Finnish and Swedish books
   Non-fiction 1 972 4 276 6 352 6 619 5 904 4 637 4 283
   Fiction 309 453 758 863 1 705 1 753 1 716
Translations
   Into Finnish 822 959 1 562 2 106 2 432 1 888 1 789
   Into Swedish 27 56 111 88 112 98 71

1) Books printed in Finland, excl. pamphlets

Source: The National Library of Finland

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 28.4.2017

Newspapers and periodicals

  1980 1990 2000 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Newspapers 
Dailies
(7–4 times
a week)
61 66 55 49 48 47 46 46 43
Non-dailies
(3–1 times
a week)
186 186 158 145 140 136 137 136 137
Total 247 252 213 194 188 183 183 182 180
Circulation,
1 000
3 359 4 080 3 255 2 886 2 745 2 547 2 382 2 246 . .
Periodicals 1) . . . . 3 549 3 056 2 933 2 814 2 641 2 471 2 342

1) Issued at least 4 times a year

Source: Statistics Finland, Culture and the Media

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Updated: 20.3.2017

Circulation of the biggest daily newspapers 1)

  2000 2010 2014 2015 2016
Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki 446 972 383 361 285 223 267 094 252 058
Aamulehti, Tampere 133 779 131 539 106 842 100 231 98 408
Turun Sanomat, Turku 114 086 107 199 88 992 84 462 77 598
Kaleva, Oulu 82 842 78 216 65 572 60 008 55 600
Keskisuomalainen, Jyväskylä 76 745 68 880 57 260 52 672 49 042
Savon Sanomat, Kuopio 67 185 61 546 52 934 50 099 47 097
Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Lahti 62 218 58 400 49 052 46 594 43 655
In Swedish:
Hufvudstadsbladet, Helsinki 53 605 48 046 36 719 30 735 26 837

1) Printed newspapers with valid checked circulation

Source: MediaAuditFinland

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 27.4.2017

Cinemas, museums and theatres

  2000 2010 2013 2014 2015 2016
Cinema halls 343 289 282 294 311 312
   Seats, 1 000 60 50 49 51 48 47
   Premieres 176 186 200 197 202 207
   Visits per inhabitant 1,37 1,41 1,41 1,33 1,59 1,58
Museums 1) 155 158 154 152 150 154
   Exhibitions 1 289 1 134 1 132 1 146 1 089 1 024
   Admissions, 1 000 4 881 4 869 5 439 5 445 5 605 6 687
Theatres 2) 60 59 59 59 59 . .
   Performances 13 837 12 833 12 889 12 639 12 511 . .
   Tickets sold, 1 000 2 647 2 590 2 333 2 252 2 364 . .

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

2)  Theatres receiving statutory State subsidy, incl. Finnish National Theatre and Finnish National Opera

Sources: Finnish Film Foundation

National Board of Antiquities

Theatre Info Finland

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 27.6.2017

 

Main topic: Culture and the Media

Last updated 27 Jun 2017

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