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Oslo city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year2,9002018Norsk konsertarrangarer
Public libraries232019Deichman/Oslo public library
Other museums172019Arts Council Norway
National museums12019The Norwegian Museum Association
Number of live music venues362019Oslos Kulturelle infrastruktur - A survey of production and exhibition premises for visual art performing arts and music.
Theatres442019Oslos Kulturelle infrastruktur - A survey of production and exhibition premises for visual art performing arts and music.
% of public green space (parks and gardens)68.00%2019Bymiljøetaten, Oslo kommune
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites8,7292019Byantikvaren i OsloBuildings/monuments/sites that are are registered as protected by a formal legal decision. 1 649 are registered in accordance with the Cultural Heritage Act and 7080 in accordance with the Planning and Building Act.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02019UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year8979Statistisk sentralbyra/Statistics Norway
Art galleries652019Oslo Art Guide
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions2,2482018Oslo kommune
Cinemas142019Årboka fra Film & Kino 2019
Cinema screens502019Årboka fra Film & Kino 2019
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population7.32019Årboka fra Film & Kino 2019
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year2322019Årboka fra Film & Kino 2019
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year2322019Årboka fra Film & Kino 2019
Film festivals112019Kulturetatens årsberetning 2019
Bookshops68Bokhandlerforeningen, Norsk antikvarbokhandlerforandring
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population102019Bokhandlerforeningen / Norsk antikvarbokhandlerforandring
Number of bars2502018Næringsetaten, Oslo kommune
Number of bars per 100,000 population37.02018Næringsetaten
Number of restaurants4002018Næringsetaten, Oslo kommune
Number of Michelin star restaurants42018Michelin Guide
Number of international students studying in the city5,4952017DIKUEducation
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries2,168,8422019The National Museum was closed in 2019.
Number of cinema admissions per year2,315,0952019Årboka fra Film & Kino 2019
Number of admissions at main film festival28,4822019Anual report Film fra Sør
Total value of cinema ticket sales per yearNOK 267 161 9632019Arboka fra Film & Kino 2019The avarage ticket price in Norway in 2019 was NOK 115.4. The figure is an estimate based on ticket price timed with number of tickets sold.
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival428,0002019Annual Report from Oslo PrideOslo Pride. The figure includes both attendance to specific events (153 000) and audience surrounding the Pride Parade (estimated to 275 000)
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population43.1%2018Oslo Pride
Geographical area size, sq. km480
Total population number681,0712019Statistics Norway
% of total national country population living in the city12.70%2018City of Oslo
Working age population357,5422017City of OsloEmployed between ages 15-74.
Number of households345,6702019Statistics Norway
Foreign born population %25%2019Oslo kommune statistikkbanken
Education level-% with degree level or higher50.70%2017Statistics Norway
Average income per capita per year (ppp)468,0002019Statistics NorwayNorwegian kroner
GDP (ppp)(million)50,9852016Statistics Norway
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls602018Næringsetaten, Oslo kommune
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population3.4Oslo Muncipality
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)1.272019Statistisk sentralbyra/Statistics Norway
Total number of museums212018The Norwegian Museum Association/ Arts Council Norway
Specialist public cultural HE establishments82018Oslo kommune
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population59.02018Næringsetaten, Oslo kommune
Community centres322018Kulturetaten