Culture and the Media

Public libraries 1)

  1990 2000 2010 2016 2017
Libraries, number 1 151 936 843 744 737
Mobile libraries, number 232 201 154 137 134
Materials, million 37,2 40,9 39,7 35,6 35,2
Loans, million 85,7 102,2 96,2 87,4 85,2
Borrowers, million 2,2 2,4 2,1 2,0 1,9
Library visits, million 49,3 64,0 52,6 49,0 50,1

1) Excl. Åland

Source: Ministry of Education and Culture

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Updated: 10.4.2018

Cinemas, museums and theatres

  2000 2010 2015 2016 2017
Cinemas 228 172 170 168 172
Cinema halls 343 289 311 312 332
Seats, thousand 60 50 48 47 46
Premieres 176 186 202 207 201
Visits per inhabitant 1,4 1,4 1,6 1,6 1,6
Museums 1) 155 158 150 154 154
Exhibitions 1 289 1 134 1 089 1 024 1 078
Admissions, million 4,9 4,9 5,6 6,7 7,1
Theatres 2) 60 59 59 59 59
Performances 13 837 12 833 12 511 12 075 11 826
Tickets sold, million 2,6 2,6 2,4 2,2 2,3

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

The Finnish Heritage Agency

Theatre Info Finland

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Updated: 25.9.2018

Shares of use by media, 2016

  Age
  15–24 25–44 45–59 60–69 Total  
  min per day         %
Print media, total 48 45 62 95 61 13
  Magazines 6 7 11 17 10 2
  Newspapers 1) 12 12 24 44 22 5
  Free papers 6 7 7 8 7 2
  Books 24 19 20 26 22 5
Electronic media, total 395 416 386 365 394 87
  Television  61 101 140 144 114 25
  Radio 34 71 92 113 80 18
  Internet 2) 300 244 154 108 200 44
Total 443 461 448 460 455 100

1) Incl. subscribed and paid for newspapers

2) Incl. all Internet use

Source: Kantar TNS Oy

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Updated: 3.7.2018

 

Main topic: Culture and the Media

Last updated 25 Sep 2018