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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

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.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2020

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: 2021

Number of museum visits per thousand inhabitants

Indicator description

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: 2021

Number of published books, booklets

Indicator description

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: 2021

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Hungary, 2nd quarters 2021 22/11/2021
Hungary, 2020 18/11/2021
Hungary, 1st quarters 2021 18/11/2021
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2020 03/09/2021
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2020 05/07/2021
Hungary, 1st–3rd quarters 2020 01/02/2021
Hungary, 2020 Q2 26/01/2021
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2019 18/12/2020
Hungary, 2019 10/12/2020
Hungary, 1st quarters 2020 19/10/2020
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2019 25/09/2020
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2019 01/07/2020

Publication repertory

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

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Book and periodical production

16.1.1.5. Books and booklets by character 21/09/2022
16.1.1.6. Book- and booklet publishing by authors' nationality and character of their work 21/09/2022
16.1.1.7. Periodical publications 21/09/2022
16.2.1.1. Published literary, young adults' and children's books (quarterly data) 22/07/2022 07/11/2022

Cultural institutes, entertainment

16.1.1.8. Museum institutions 21/09/2022
16.1.1.9. Libraries 21/09/2022
16.1.1.10. Archives 21/09/2022
16.1.1.11. Public cultural institutes and programmes 21/09/2022
16.1.1.12. Zoos, wildlife- and culture parks 21/09/2022
16.1.1.13. Theatres 21/09/2022
16.1.1.14. Concerts 21/09/2022
16.1.1.15. Dance ensembles 21/09/2022
16.1.1.16. Cinemas, films 21/09/2022
16.1.2.1. Museum institutions by county and region 21/09/2022
16.1.2.2. Public libraries by county and region 21/09/2022
16.1.2.3. Public cultural institutes and programmes by county and region 21/09/2022
16.1.2.4. Theatres by county and region 21/09/2022
16.1.2.5. Cinemas by county and region 21/09/2022

Sport

16.1.1.17. Sports data for primary and secondary schools 28/09/2022
16.1.1.18. Budgetary expenditures on sport 21/09/2022 09/12/2022

Summary data

16.1.1.1. Comprehensive data on culture 21/09/2022 09/12/2022
16.1.1.2. Main long time series data on culture 21/09/2022
16.1.1.3. Budgetary expenditures on culture 21/09/2022 09/12/2022

Television and radio programme

16.1.1.4. Television and radio programmes by types 21/09/2022

Dissemination database ( infra-annual data annual data )

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Radio and TV broadcasters

Broadcasting time in hour 23/09/2022
Broadcasting by languages 23/09/2022
Programme service 23/09/2022

Book production

Juvenile and children's literary 11/05/2022
Books and booklets by published language 11/05/2022
Books and booklets by nationality of author 11/05/2022
Number of books and booklets by number of copies 11/05/2022
Books and booklets by subject 11/05/2022
Literary works by genre 11/05/2022
Types of publication 11/05/2022
Schoolbooks by educational level 11/05/2022

Cinema, films

Number of screens in cinemas 17/12/2021
Feature-length films 16/12/2021
Traffic data of cinemas 16/12/2021

Data visualisations

WEEKLY MONITOR – Education, infant nursery services, culture
Interactive Mapping Application
Day of the Hungarian Culture, January 22