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Amsterdam city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year3,9002014podiuminfo.nlScaled up from weekly figures
Public libraries802014LISA
Other museums1382018Netherlands Museums Association
National museums6 2018Netherlands Museums Association
Major concert halls5 2015Dutch Association of Theatres and Concert Halls
Number of live music venues147 2014Adresdata
Theatres582014LISA
% of public green space (parks and gardens)13.0%2018Statistics Netherlands/TNO
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites142018Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
UNESCO World Heritage Sites42018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year67,004 2014Royal Book Trading AssociationIncluding e-book titles
Number of dance performances per year1042012City of Amsterdam/BOPScaled up from weekly figures
Art galleries1962014LISA
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions7,7912013Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities3,2562013Elsevier - de beste studies 2013
Number of non-professional dance schools2622015Yellow Pages
Cinemas382014Dutch Federation for Cinematography
Cinema screens1132014Dutch Federation for Cinematography
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population4.52014Dutch Federation for Cinematography
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year3532013Dutch Film Distributors Association
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year2962013Dutch Film Distributors Association
Film festivals362015Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Bookshops136 2014LISA
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population5.72014LISA
Number of bars1,516 2013Trade Association for Horeca and Catering
Number of bars per 100,000 population63.52013Trade Association for Horeca and Catering
Number of restaurants1,3372013Trade Association for Horeca and Catering
Number of Michelin star restaurants222014Guide Michelin
Number of markets952015Central Association for Markets and Trading
Festivals and celebrations3502017Amsterdam Marketing
Number of international students studying in the city7,6882013Amsterdam Metropolitan AreaFigure only covers students from public-funded HE institutions
Number of video games arcades1072014LISA
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year80.0%2013Netherlands Museum AssociationNational number for % of adults (18+)
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries7,072,9762017Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions3,0252017The Art Newspaper Visitor Figures 2016
Number of admissions at all theatres per year2,586,040 2014Dutch Association of Theatres and Concert HallsFigure only concerns members of the Dutch Association of Theatres
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$58 2014Dutch Association of Theatres and Concert HallsFigure only concerns members of the Dutch Association of Theatres
Number of cinema admissions per year6,135,0002014Dutch Exhibitors Association
Number of admissions at main film festival285,000 2017International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) / City of Amsterdam
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$57,441,440 2014Dutch Exhibitors Association
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival700,0002017City of AmsterdamKingsday Amsterdam
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population88.0%2015City of AmsterdamKingsday Amsterdam
Number of international tourists per year9,334,2112017Amsterdam Marketing
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population373.0%2017Amsterdam Marketing
Geographical area size, sq. km2,580 2018Statistics Netherlands/TNO
Total population number2,503,0002018Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
% of total national country population living in the city14.6%2018Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Working age population1,056,0002013Statistics Netherlands/TNO
Number of households1,130,2892014Statistics Netherlands/TNO
Foreign born population %34.0%2014Statistics Netherlands/TNO
Education level-% with degree level or higher42.0%2013Statistics Netherlands/TNO
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$19,271 2012Statistics Netherlands/TNO
GDP (ppp)(million)$170,878 2016Statistics Netherland/Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Creative industries employment %9.2%2014LISA
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls35 2013Trade Association for Horeca and Catering
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population3.32014LISA
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)9.82013Dutch Association of Public Libraries
Total number of museums1442018Netherlands Museums Association
Specialist public cultural HE establishments112018Amsterdam Metropolitan Area0
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population53.42013Trade Association for Horeca and Catering