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, 2020

  Age          
  15–24 25–44 45–59 60–69 Total  
  min per day         %
Print media, total 57 46 49 86 57 10
Magazines 9 7 8 14 9 2
Newspapers 1) 21 14 18 34 20 4
Free papers 10 8 7 10 8 1
Books 18 17 17 28 19 3
Electronic media, total 536 515 499 497 510 90
Television 77 123 173 195 144 25
Radio 32 56 82 112 70 12
Internet 2) 427 337 244 190 296 52
Total 593 561 548 583 567 100

1) Incl. subscribed and paid for newspapers
2) Incl. all Internet use

Source: Kantar TNS Oy

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 9.12.2021

 

Main topic: Culture and the Media

Last updated 21 Dec 2021