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Buenos Aires city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Public libraries852019GCBA
Other museums562016Direccion General de Museos GCBA
National museums182019Ministerio de Cultura de la República Argentina
Major concert halls52018GCBA
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year4,2472016Alternativa Teatral
Theatres3742018SINCA
% of public green space (parks and gardens)9.40%2018Estadísticas y Censos
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites3712018CNMMLH
UNESCO World Heritage Sites12019UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year27,4282018CAL (Cámara Argentina del Libro)54% have been published in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires
Art galleries1242018SINCA
Cinemas362018INCAA
Cinema screens1582018INCAA
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population5.22018INCAAOwn elaboration based on INCAA database
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year5502018INCAA
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year3122018INCAA
Film festivals192017INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Visuales)
Bookshops6152018SINCA
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population20.12018SINCA
Number of bars11,1892016Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad - Agencia Gubernamental de Control
Number of bars per 100,000 population366.02016Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad - Agencia Gubernamental de ControlOwn elaboration based on Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad - Agencia Gubernamental de Control database
Number of restaurants6,7472016FEHGRA
Number of markets1042016Direccion General de Ferias y Mercados; y Subsecretaria de Uso del Espacio Publico
Festivals and celebrations862018SINCA
Number of international students studying in the city80,7662018Study BA
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries2,383,2822015Observatorio de Industrias Creativas GCBA
Number of admissions at all theatres per year2,040,0002018SINCAOnly commercial district 2036085
Number of cinema admissions per year10,054,9422018INCAA
Number of admissions at main film festival390,0002019Direccion General de Estadísticas y Censos Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI)
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$27,052,0852018INCAA
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival650,0002018Direccion General de Estadísticas y CensosTango Festival
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population21.2%2018Direccion General de Estadísticas y CensosTango Festival
Number of international tourists per year2,700,0002018Observatorio Turístico de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population88.00%2018Observatorio Turístico de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Geographical area size, sq. km2002016INDEC
Total population number3,072,0292019DGEyC
% of total national country population living in the city7.10%2014INDEC
Working age population1,858,1692010INDEC
Number of households1,425,8402010INDEC
Foreign born population %13.0%2010INDEC
Average income per capita per year (ppp)8,5352018Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos GCBA
GDP (ppp)(million)117,7052017Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos GCBA
Creative industries employment %9.3%2014Observatorio de Industrias Creativas GCBA
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls2302019Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad - Agencia Gubernamental de Control GCBA
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population2.82019GCBA
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)2.32015Direccion General del Libro y Promocion de la Lectura
Total number of museums1322018SINCA
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population221.32016FEHGRA