Culture and the Media

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Public libraries 1)

  1990 2000 2010 2017 2018
Libraries, number 1 151 936 843 737 737
Mobile libraries, number 232 201 154 134 135
Materials, million 37,2 40,9 39,7 35,2 34,5
Loans, million 85,7 102,2 96,2 85,2 84,6
Borrowers, million 2,2 2,4 2,1 1,9 2,0
Library visits, million 49,3 64,0 52,6 50,1 49,8

1) Excl. Åland

Source: Ministry of Education and Culture

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 15.10.2019

Cinemas, museums and theatres

  2000 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cinemas 228 172 170 168 172 181
Cinema halls 343 289 311 312 332 355
Seats, thousand 59 50 48 47 46 50
Premieres 176 186 202 207 201 210
Visits per inhabitant 1,4 1,4 1,6 1,6 1,6 1,5
Museums 1) 155 158 150 154 154 154
Exhibitions 1 289 1 134 1 089 1 024 1 078 1 008
Admissions, million 4,9 4,9 5,6 6,7 7,1

7,1

Theatres 2) 60 59 59 59 59 59
Performances 13 837 12 833 12 511 12 075 11 826 11 874
Tickets sold, million 2,6 2,6 2,4 2,2 2,3 2,4

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

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 9.10.2019

Shares of use by media, 2018

  Age
  15–24 25–44 45–59 60–69 Total  
  min per day     %
Print media, total 47 48 56 89 59 12
  Magazines 9 7 9 15 10 2
  Newspapers 1) 14 13 20 38 20 4
  Free papers 6 8 7 9 8 2
  Books 18 20 20 27 21 4
Electronic media, total 461 434 406 398 423 88
  Television  56 100 142 151 115 24
  Radio 31 63 85 112 74 15
  Internet 2) 374 271 179 135 234 49
Total 508 482 462 487 482 100

1) Incl. subscribed and paid for newspapers

2) Incl. all Internet use

Source: Kantar TNS Oy

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 7.10.2019

 

Main topic: Culture and the Media

Last updated 8 Jan 2020