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IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of comedy clubs322013LA Weekly, Timeout LA, Zvents
Number of music performances per year3,0362015Experience LAActuals from Experience LA listings
Public libraries2402011Institute of Museum and Library Services
Other museums2292015Institute of Museum & Library Studies; Visual Art Source
National museums22013Institute of Museum and Library Services
Major concert halls62013LACAC
Number of live music venues5102013LA Weekly/Zvents
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year9,0942012Cultural Data Project/Private communication from theatres
Theatres3302013SpacefinderLA
% of public green space (parks and gardens)6.7%2012Greater Los Angeles County Open Space for Habitat and Recreation Plan
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites5772013California State Parks Office of Historic Preservation
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02013UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year304,9122013BowkerIncludes traditional & nontraditional publishers
Number of comedy shows/performances per year2,0282015LA WeeklyScaled up from weekly figures
Number of dance performances per year1,6302013Experience LA/LA Weekly/Zvent calendarsScaled up from weekly figures
Art galleries4342013Institute of Museum & Library Studies/Visual Art Source
Specialist private cultural HE establishments142013Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation/LACAC
Number of students of specialist Art & Design public institutions16,1572014National Center for Education Statistics/Personal communication from Colburn/Film Music Institute website
Number of non-professional dance schools782013Dance Resource Center of Greater Los Angeles
Cinemas1332013Cinematreasures.org/Mrmovietimes
Cinema screens1,0732013Cinematreasures.org/Mrmovietimes
Number of cinema screens per million population106,12013Cinematreasures.org/Mrmovietimes
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year7382014Hollywood.com/Nash Information Services
Film festivals542013About.com - Los Angeles Film Festival Calendar 2013/ExperienceLA
Bookshops4742013Future of Publishing Think Tank/LACAC
Number of bookshops per 100.000 population4,72013Future of Publishing Think Tank/LACAC
Number of bars3,2482013Citysearch/Yelp
Number of bars per 100,000 population32,12013Citysearch; Yelp / US Census
Number of restaurants36,5712015LA County Department of Public Health Food Facility Ratings; City of Pasadena Restaurant InspectionsDoes not include restaurants in the cities of Long Beach and Vernon
Number of Michelin star restaurants202009Michelin Guide to Los Angeles 2009
Number of markets2632015LA Times / Timeout LA / Collectors.org
Festivals and celebrations2572012ExperienceLA
Number of international students studying in the city46,3372014Institute of International Education
Number of video games arcades412013Yelp/Citysearch
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries4,508,0192014The Art Newspaper/Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board/Cultural Data Project
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions2,9872013The Art Newspaper
Number of admissions at all theatres per year2,062,7672012Cultural Data Project/Private communication from theatres
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$76.054.1562012Cultural Data Project/Private communication from theatres
Number of admissions at main film festival75,0002012American Film InstituteAmerican Film Institute's AFI FEST
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival1,204,9112014LA County FairLA County Fair
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population12%2014LA County Fair/Census dataLA County Fair
Number of international tourists per year6.500.0002014Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population64,3%2014LA Tourism & Convention Board/Census data
Geographical area size, sq. km10,5102010US Census Bureau
Total population number10.116.7052014US Census Bureau
% of total national country population living in the city3,32010US Census Bureau
Working age population6.565.7422014U.S. Census Bureau
Number of households3.230.3832009-13US Census Bureau
Foreign born population %35,10%2013US Census Bureau
Education level-% with degree level or higher29,7%2013US Census Bureau
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$27,7372010-2013American Community Survey/US Census Bureau
Median gross weekly earnings (ppp)$5602010-2013American Community Survey/US Census Bureau
GDP (ppp)(million)$930,8172015US Bureau of Economic AnalysisFigure is for Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana - CA Metropolitan Statistical Area
Creative industries employment %5,42%20132014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls7312013Citysearch/Yelp
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population2.42005Institute of Museum and Library Services
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)48.52013Institute of Museum and Library Services
Total number of museums2312015Institute of Museum & Library Studies; Visual Art Source
Number of restaurants per 100.000 population361,52013LA County Department of Public Health Food Facility Ratings/City of Pasadena Restaurant InspectionsDoes not include restaurants in the cities of Long Beach and Vernon