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IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year6,1302016Shanghai Statistical YearbookCategory 'Music and dance‘
Public libraries3122016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Other museums252014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
National museums95 2014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Major concert halls4 2015Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year16,8002016Shanghai Statistical YearbookIncludes Chinese traditional operas and circus 
Theatres472016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
% of public green space (parks and gardens)16.2%2017Shanghai Municipal People's Government
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites2,0492011Shanghai Cultural Yearbook
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02014UNESCO
Number of dance performances per year2582014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Art galleries7702017Art Market Monitor of ArtronChinese Art Gallery Industry Report 2017
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions13,5772016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities28,5372016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Cinemas2082016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Cinema screens7652014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population3.22014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year2572014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year772014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Film festivals22014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Bookshops3,800 2014Shanghai Theatre Academy
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population15.72014Shanghai Theatre Academy
Number of bars2,693 2015Dianping.com
Number of bars per 100,000 population11,12015Dianping.com
Number of Michelin star restaurants302018Michelin Guide
Number of markets2622011Culture Enforcement TaskforceArtisan markets
Festivals and celebrations2120142014 Shanghai Culture and Heritage Statistics Yearbook
Number of international students studying in the city31,4162016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Number of video games arcades79720142014 Shanghai Culture and Heritage Statistics Yearbook
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year53.0%2014Shanghai Theatre Academy
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries9,313,9402014Shanghai Theatre Academy
Number of admissions at all theatres per year10,340,000 2016Shanghai Yearbook
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$432 2016Shanghai Yearbook 2017
Number of cinema admissions per year73,067,2002016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Number of admissions at main film festival300,000 2015Shanghai International Film Festival
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$986,545,772 2017Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival5,000,0002014Xinhua News AgencyShanghai International Arts Festival
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population20.0%2014Xinhua News Agency
Number of international tourists per year8,543,7002016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population35.3%2016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Geographical area size, sq. km6,341 2014Statistics Shanghai
Total population number24,197,0002016Statistics Shanghai
% of total national country population living in the city1.8%2014National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China
Working age population8,238,3002016Shanghai Statistical YearbookAge 18-59
Number of households5,416,2002016Shanghai Statistics Yearbook
Foreign born population %0.7%2016Shanghai Statistics Yearbook
Education level-% with degree level or higher42.9%2011Statistics Shanghai
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$22,473 2016Shanghai Statistical YearbookAverage salary
GDP (ppp)(million)$811,404 2016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls1,330 20142014 Shanghai Municipal Culture and Heritage Statistics
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population1.32016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)86.22016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook
Total number of museums1202014Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV
Specialist public cultural HE establishments52016Shanghai Statistical Yearbook