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Bogotá city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year1,1092017Ministerio de CulturaFigure only for ticketed PULEP registered performances
Public libraries202018SDCRD/Secretaría de Educación
Other museums762018SIMCO/Red Nacional de Museos/Ministerio de Cultura
National museums1 2018SIMCO/Red Nacional de Museos/Ministerio de Cultura
Major concert halls8 2018SDCRDTeatro Jorge Eliécer Gaitán / Auditorio León de Greiff / Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santodomingo / Teatro Colón / Teatro Colsubsidio Roberto Arias Pérez / Teatro Cafam de Bellas Artes / Auditorio Fabio Lozano / Auditorio Mario Laserna
Number of live music venues104 2018Instituto Distrital de las Artes
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year3,5432017Ministerio de CulturaFigure only for ticketed PULEP registered performances
Theatres742012SDCRD
% of public green space (parks and gardens)4.9%2017Departamento Administrativo de la Defensoría del Espacio Público
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites7,1442018Ministerio de Cultura
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year17,940 2016Cerlalc
Number of dance performances per year3072017Ministerio de CulturaFigure only for ticketed PULEP registered performances
Art galleries442017Directorio Bogotá Arte Circuito
Specialist private cultural HE establishments22016SDCRD
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions212016SDCRDInstituto Caro y Cuervo
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities5,6112016SDCRD
Cinemas532016Ministerio de Cultura
Cinema screens2752016Ministerio de Cultura
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population3.42016Ministerio de Cultura
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year2992016Ministerio de Cultura
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year2582016Ministerio de Cultura
Film festivals392016Ministerio de CulturaRegistered film festivals only
Bookshops173 2016Cámara Colombiana del Libro & Acli
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population2.12016Cámara Colombiana del Libro & Acli
Number of bars12,348 2017SDDE
Number of bars per 100,000 population152.82017SDDE
Number of restaurants34,2482017Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá
Number of Michelin star restaurants02018Michelin Guide
Number of markets392013IDT/IPES
Festivals and celebrations792017Levantamiento Idartes Gerencia de MúsicaOnly 2017 film and music festivals
Number of international students studying in the city2,6112016Ministerio de Educación
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year22.0%2016DANE - Encuesta de Consumo Cultural 2016Población - 12 años o más
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries1,490,7032012SIMCO/Red Nacional de Museos/Ministerio de Cultura
Number of admissions at all theatres per year1,290,939 2016DANE: Encuesta de Consumo Cultural 2016
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$66 2016DANE: Encuesta de Consumo Cultural 2016
Number of cinema admissions per year21,181,7412016Ministerio de Cultura: Anuario Estadístico del Cine Colombiano 2016
Number of admissions at main film festival21,962 2016Ministerio de Cultura
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$157,753,806 2016Ministerio de Cultura: Anuario Estadístico del Cine Colombiano 2016
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival2,750,5992017Instituto Distrital de Recreación y Deporte (IDRD)
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population34.0%2017Instituto Distrital de Recreación y Deporte (IDRD)
Number of international tourists per year1,772,5642017Observatorio turístico de Bogotá/IDT
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population21.9%2017Observatorio turístico de Bogotá/IDT
Geographical area size, sq. km1,636 2018IDECA (Infraestructura de Datos Espaciales para el Distrito Capital)
Total population number8,181,0472018Departamento Nacional de Estadística
% of total national country population living in the city16.3%2013Cálculos Secretaría de Cultura, Recreación y Deporte con base en datos del Departamento Nacional de Estadística
Working age population5,111,4002018Departamento Nacional de Estadística
Number of households2,678,3712018Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE)
Foreign born population %0.5%2005Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE), Censo General 2005
Education level-% with degree level or higher21.5%2005Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE)
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$9,004 2014Observatorio de Desarrollo Económico de Bogotá, con fuente DANEBase de Datos Dinámica Económica - Calidad de Vida Cifras en pesos Cifras en precios corrientes
GDP (ppp)(million)$58,492 2016Invest in Bogota
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls327 2016Asociación de Bares de Colombia - Asobares
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population0.32017BibloRed
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)0.72017BibloRed
Total number of museums772018SIMCO/Red Nacional de Museos/Ministerio de Cultura
Specialist public cultural HE establishments12016SDCRDInstituto Caro y Cuervo
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population418.62017Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá
Community centres692015SDCRD