Culture

Culture contributes to the competitiveness of the society by strengthening the foundations of a knowledge-based society, in which the development of public culture and community development also play an important role. Cultural statistics includes the measurement of areas dealing with the cultural activities of society (e.g. theatre, cinema, museum, library, mass media, book production, etc.), the communication of data on cultural spending and funding.

Key figures

Budgetary expenditure on culture as a percentage of GDP

Indicator description

Expenditure on culture as a percentage of the gross domestic product. These expenditures include the ones on books, music and journal publishing, radio, television broadcasting, cultural activities, artistic activities, zoological and botanical gardens, national parks, historic landmarks, as well as other entertainment and cultural activities.
Last data for period: 2017

Number of theatre visits per thousand inhabitants

Indicator description

Number of theatre visits per thousand inhabitants. When determining the number of theatre visits, every visitor is taken into account as many times as many performances he/she attended. The indicator meaures the number of thetre visits per thousand inhabitants.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2018

Number of museum visits per thousand inhabitants

Indicator description

Number of museum visits per thousand inhabitants. When determining the number of museum visits, every visitor is taken into account as many times as many exhibitions he/she attended.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2018

Number of published books, booklets

Indicator description

Number of published books, booklets. Published book: a work prepared by printing or other means of reproduction having min. 49 pages, which is included in the National Bibliographies and made available to the public. Published booklet: a work prepared by printing or other means of reproduction having 4–48 pages, which is not published periodically and is made available to the public. Re-prints of a book are considered as separate publications.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2018

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Publications

Released
Hungary, 1st–3rd quarters 2019 20/12/2019
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2018 20/12/2019
Hungary, 1st semester 2019 14/10/2019
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2018 30/09/2019
Hungary, 2018 27/08/2019
Hungary, 1st quarter 2019 14/08/2019
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2018 06/08/2019
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2017 10/12/2018
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2017 13/09/2018
Hungary, 2017 30/08/2018
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2017 09/07/2018

Summary tables (STADAT) ( infra-annual data annual data )

Latest update Next update
2.7.1. Published literary, juvenile and children's books 05/11/2019 27/01/2020
2.7.10. Television and radio programmes by types 17/01/2020

Dissemination database ( infra-annual data annual data )

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Radio and TV broadcasters

Broadcasting time in hour 20/11/2019
Broadcasting by languages 20/11/2019
Programme service 20/11/2019

Book production

Juvenile and children's literary 24/04/2019
Books and booklets by published language 24/04/2019
Books and booklets by nationality of author 24/04/2019
Number of books and booklets by number of copies 24/04/2019
Books and booklets by subject 24/04/2019
Literary works by genre 24/04/2019
Types of publication 24/04/2019
Schoolbooks by educational level 24/04/2019

Cinema, films

Feature-length films 24/01/2020
Traffic data of cinemas 29/11/2019
Number of screens in cinemas 29/11/2019

Data visualisations

Day of the Hungarian Culture, January 22
Interactive Mapping Application (beta)