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IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year36,1922015SongkickScaled up from weekly figures
Public libraries2072015Center for an Urban Future
Other museums1352018Alliance for the Arts/NYC-ARTS
National museums7 2015BOP
Major concert halls16 2015BOP
Number of live music venues453 2015Alliance for the Arts/NYC-ARTS
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year30,5762015New York TimesScaled up from weekly figures
Theatres6372018Alliance for the Arts/NYC-ARTS
% of public green space (parks and gardens)27.0%2010New York City Department of City Planning Land Use
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites34,0002018The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission/Historic House Trust of NYC
UNESCO World Heritage Sites12018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year304,912 2013BowkerIncludes traditional & nontraditional publishers
Number of dance performances per year6,2922012Time OutSample based estimate
Art galleries1,4752015Crain's New York / Earl Bateman
Specialist private cultural HE establishments122011Center for an Urban Future
Number of non-professional dance schools6822012NYC Performing Arts Spaces
Cinemas982018Cinema Treasures
Cinema screens3742015Cinematreasures.org
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population4.32015Cinematreasures.org
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year7182015Motion Picture Association of America
Film festivals572012NYC.gov
Bookshops814 2018Yelp / BOP
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population9.42018Yelp / BOP
Number of bars2,113 2012New York On Tap
Number of bars per 100,000 population24.52012New York On Tap
Number of restaurants26,6972017Crain's New York
Number of Michelin star restaurants722018Eater.com
Number of markets1442015Farmer's Market Map 2015. NYC Government
Festivals and celebrations2632015BOP
Number of international students studying in the city98,9062014Institute of International Education
Number of video games arcades322015Yelp
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries16,000,0002015NYC Go
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions4,4472017The Art Newspaper "Exhibitions & Museum Attendance Figures 2017"
Number of admissions at all theatres per year13,790,000 2018The Broadway LeagueThis figure only concerns Broadway productions
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$1,700 2018The Broadway LeagueThis figure only concerns Broadway productions
Number of admissions at main film festival120,000 20142015 Tribeca Film Festival Fact SheetTicketed attendance
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival3,500,0002015Macy'sMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population42.0%2015Macy'sMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Number of international tourists per year12,700,0002016NYC Go Tourism Trend Report 2017
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population147.3%2016NYC Go Tourism Trend Report 2017
Geographical area size, sq. km784 2017U.S. Census Bureau
Total population number8,622,6982017U.S. Census Bureau
% of total national country population living in the city2.7%2017US Census Bureau
Working age population5,492,6592017U.S. Census BureauIn Civilian Labor Force 16 and over
Number of households3,128,2462017US Census Bureau
Foreign born population %37.2%2016U.S. Census Bureau
Education level-% with degree level or higher36.2%2016U.S. Census Bureau
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$34,099 2016U.S. Census Bureau
GDP (ppp)(million)$678,300 2016City of New York
Creative industries employment %5.4%2015Center for an Urban Future Creative New York Report
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls498 2015Citysearch
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population2.42015Center for an Urban Future
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)56.32017Center for an Urban Future
Total number of museums1402018Alliance for the Arts/NYC-ARTS
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population309.62017Crain's New York