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Helsinki city profile | city data
Number of music performances per year4,
Public libraries402018City of Helsinki
Other museums732018City of Helsinki
National museums3 2018Kansallis Galleria
Major concert halls2 2018Helsinki Music Hall (five halls) and National Opera and Ballet (two halls)
Number of live music venues50 2018Yelp
% of public green space (parks and gardens)40.0%2018City of Helsinki
UNESCO World Heritage Sites12018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year3,481 2018Tilastointi
Number of dance performances per
Art galleries1002018Palvelukartta
Specialist private cultural HE establishments02018City of Helsinki
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions1,9682018Uniarts
Number of non-professional dance schools192018Google
Cinema screens422018SES
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population6.52018SES
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year2012018SES
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year1592018SES
Film festivals92018SES
Bookshops20 2018google maps
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population3.12018google maps
Number of bars1,200
Number of bars per 100,000
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Number of Michelin star restaurants52018Via Michelin
Number of markets122018City of Helsinki
Festivals and celebrations2002018City of Helsinki
Number of international students studying in the city1,5002018City of Helsinki
Number of video games arcades62018Google
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year23.3%2017The National Board of AntiquitiesGalleries are not included / All age groups are included
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries1,463,9152016The National Board of AntiquitiesGalleries are not included
Number of admissions at all theatres per year558,483 2016Theatre Info Finland
Number of cinema admissions per year1,937,1662017The Finnish Film Foundation
Number of admissions at main film festival60,044 2017The Finnish Film FoundationHelsinki International Film Festival – Rakkautta & Anarkiaa / Love & Anarchy
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$2,494,452 2017SESEstimated figure
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival212,8362017Finland FestivalsHelsingin Juhlaviikot
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population33.1%2017Finland FestivalsHelsingin Juhlaviikot
Number of international tourists per year1,181,0592017Visit Finland
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population183.6%2017Visit Finland
Geographical area size, sq. km719 2017Statistics Finland
Total population number643,2722017Statistics Finland
% of total national country population living in the city11.7%2017Statistics FinlandUrban municipalities
Working age population422,5622017Statistics Finland
Number of households330,9332017Statistics Finland
Foreign born population %14.0%2017Statistics Finland
Education level-% with degree level or higher49.0%2016Statistics Finland25-64 years old
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$32,893 2016Statistics Finland
GDP (ppp)(million)$92,799 2016Statistics FinlandUusimaa
Creative industries employment %0.5%2016Statistics Finland
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls60 2018Yelp
Number of public libraries per 100,000
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)7.12018
Total number of museums762018Kansallis Galleria / City of Helsinki
Specialist public cultural HE establishments12018UniartsUniversity of the Arts
Number of restaurants per 100,000
Number of performing arts/dance rehearsal spaces192018City of Helsinki
Community centres402018City of Helsinki