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Buenos Aires city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Public libraries812016Ministerio de Educacion GCBA
Other museums562016Direccion General de Museos GCBA
National museums18 2016Direccion General de Museos GCBA
Major concert halls4 2016GCBA
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year4,2472016Alternativa Teatral
Theatres2882016SINCA
% of public green space (parks and gardens)8.9%2013CABA
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites5072013CNMMLH
UNESCO World Heritage Sites12016UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year28,966 2015CAL (Cámara Argentina del Libro)
Art galleries2002016Asociacion de Galeristas Argentinos de Arte Contemporaneo
Cinemas792018SINCA
Cinema screens1622015INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Visuales)
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population5.32015INCAA
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year4282015INCAA
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year2462015INCAA
Film festivals312016INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Visuales)
Bookshops690 2016CAPLA/SINCA
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population22.62016SINCA
Number of bars11,189 2016Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad - Agencia Gubernamental de Control
Number of bars per 100,000 population366.92016Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad - Agencia Gubernamental de Control
Number of restaurants6,7472016FEHGRA
Number of markets1042016Direccion General de Ferias y Mercados; y Subsecretaria de Uso del Espacio Publico
Festivals and celebrations862013SINCA
Number of international students studying in the city73,4162016Ministerio de Educación
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries2,383,2822015Observatorio de Industrias Creativas GCBA
Number of admissions at all theatres per year3,518,532 2015INCAA
Number of cinema admissions per year11,367,4782016SINCA
Number of admissions at main film festival380,000 2015Direccion de Festivales de la CiudadBuenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI)
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$652,470,741 2015Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Visuales
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival600,0002016Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos sobre la base de datos de la Ministerio de Cultura de la Ciudad de Buenos AiresFestival de Tango
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population19.6%2015Dirección de Festivales de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Number of international tourists per year2,355,4982014GCBA
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population77.2%2014GCBA
Geographical area size, sq. km200 2016INDEC
Total population number3,049,2292014Ministerio de Economíaelaboración Ministerio de Economía con base en CNPHV21 - INDEC
% of total national country population living in the city7.1%2014INDEC
Working age population1,728,3822010INDEC
Number of households1,425,8402010INDEC
Foreign born population %13.0%2010INDEC
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$10,080 2016sueldo de un asalariado; datos de elaboración propia en base a datos de la Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos
GDP (ppp)(million)$98,761 2014Ministerio de Hacienda
Creative industries employment %9.3%2014Observatorio de Industrias Creativas GCBA
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls148 2016Ministerio de Justicia y Seguridad- Agencia Gubernamental de Control
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population2.62015Ministerio de Educacion GCBA
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)2.32015Direccion General del Libro y Promocion de la Lectura
Total number of museums742016Direccion General de Museos GCBA
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population221.32016FEHGRA