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IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year2,5422016Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilMusic and Pop Music performances staged in the main performing arts facilities mentioned in Hong Kong Annual Arts Survey Report 2015/16
Public libraries822018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Other museums232018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
National museums17 2018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Major concert halls4 2016Hong Kong Arts Deveopment CouncilHong Kong Annual Arts Survey Report 2015/16
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year6,5202016Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilProgrammes include Drama / Dance / Xiqu / Variety & Pop Shows that staged at the main performing arts venues mentioned in Annual Arts Survey Report 2015/16
Theatres452016Hong Kong Arts Deveopment CouncilHong Kong Annual Arts Survey Report 2015/16
% of public green space (parks and gardens)40.0%2016Agriculture - Fisheries and Conservation Department
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites1,2022018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year13,960 2018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Number of dance performances per year4422016Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilDance performances that staged in the main performing arts facilities mentioned in Hong Kong Annual Arts Survey Report 2015/16
Art galleries1122017ArtMap
Specialist private cultural HE establishments22017Hong Kong Arts Deveopment CouncilSavannah College of Art and Design Hong Kong and Hong Kong Art School
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions7,5402016Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / Hong Kong Design Institute
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities3,1872017University Grants Committee
Number of non-professional dance schools1112017Hong Kong Dance Federation Limited
Cinemas482016Hong Kong Film Development Council
Cinema screens2102016Hong Kong Film Development Council
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population2.82016Hong Kong Film Development Council
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year3482016Hong Kong Film Development Council
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year2872016Hong Kong Film Development Council
Film festivals402016Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilHong Kong Annual Arts Survey Report 2015/16
Bookshops1,312 2016Census and Statistics Department
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population17.82016Census and Statistics Department
Number of bars1,253 2017Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Number of bars per 100,000 population16.92017Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Number of restaurants13,7432016Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Number of Michelin star restaurants612017Michelin Hong Kong Macau 2017
Number of markets1012016Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Festivals and celebrations662017Hong Kong Tourism Board / Leisure and Cultural Services Department / HKADC / Art Festival
Number of international students studying in the city4,9502017Education Bureau
Number of video games arcades2062017Home Affairs Department
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year13.3%2015Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries5,379,0002018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions3,6302018Leisure and Cultural Services DepartmentData only concerns exhibitions held by LCSD
Number of admissions at all theatres per year3,470,000 2016Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilAttendance of performing arts programmes only limited to the programmes staging in the 49 venues which were mentioned in the Annual Arts Survey 2015/16
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$84 2016Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilData only concerns ticket sales from all theatre programmes staging in the 49 venues surveyed by the Annual Arts Survey 215/16
Number of admissions at main film festival80,087 2016Hong Kong International Film Festival
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$321,495,719 2016Hong Kong Film Developent Council
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival876,0002017The Tourism CommissionHong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population118.2%2017The Tourism Commission
Number of international tourists per year58,472,1572017Tourism Commission
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population789.1%2017Tourism Commission
Geographical area size, sq. km2,755 2018Survey and Mapping Office / Lands Department
Total population number7,409,8002017Census and Statistics Department
Working age population5,002,0002016Census and Statistics Departmenet
Number of households2,499,0002016Census and Statistics Departmenet
Foreign born population %3.6%2016Census and Statistics Department
Education level-% with degree level or higher24.0%2016Census and Statistics Department
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$33,601 2016Hong Kong Year Book 2016
GDP (ppp)(million)$455,060 2017Census and Statistics Department
Creative industries employment %5.7%2015Census and Statistics Department
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls104 2017Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Home Affairs Department
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population1.12018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)49.82018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Total number of museums402018Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Specialist public cultural HE establishments22017Hong Kong Arts Deveopment CouncilHong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population185.52016Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Number of performing arts/dance rehearsal spaces162018Hong Kong Arts Deveopment Council
Community centres1192018Social Welfare Department / Home Affairs Department