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Shenzhen city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year2,1502014Shenzhen University
Public libraries6382016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook
Other museums432017Institute for Cultural Industries, Shenzhen University
National museums0 2017Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Major concert halls11 2017Shenzhen Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau / 360Ditu
Number of live music venues270 2018Dianping.com / 360Ditu / Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year3,0002014Shenzhen University
Theatres462018360Ditu
% of public green space (parks and gardens)40.9%2016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites392017Shenzhen Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year260,400 2015China Industry Information Web 中国产业信息网
Number of dance performances per year2,0212014Shenzhen University
Art galleries4002016Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Specialist private cultural HE establishments02018Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions3832015Shenzhen University
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities1,4502018Shenzhen UniversityShenzhen University
Number of non-professional dance schools2,1982018Dianping.com/Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Cinemas1882016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook
Cinema screens5272014Culture Sports and Tourism Administration of Shenzhen Municipality
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population4.92014Culture Sports and Tourism Administration of Shenzhen Municipality
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year7262017www.365dy.cn
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year3162017www.365dy.cn
Film festivals12017Institute for Cultural Industries, Shenzhen University
Bookshops709 2018Dianping.com
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population5.92018Dianping.com
Number of bars1,521 2018Dianping.com
Number of bars per 100,000 population12.82018Dianping.com
Number of restaurants59,9852018Dianping.com
Number of Michelin star restaurants02017Michelin Guide
Number of markets1242018Dianping.com
Number of international students studying in the city14,5002018Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Number of video games arcades6232018Dianping.com
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year10.4%2016Shenzhen Economic Daily
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries2,650,0002014Shenzhen University
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions1602014Shenzhen University
Number of admissions at all theatres per year1,560,000 2014Institute for Cultural Industries, Shenzhen University
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$361 2017Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen UniversityEstimate based on provincial statistics
Number of cinema admissions per year56,349,0002017Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University/DoubanEstimate based on average ticket price
Number of admissions at main film festival12,100 2015Shenzhen University
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$613,281,024 2017Douban
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival10,670,0002014Shenzhen Municipal Economic and Social Development Statistics 2014
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population99.0%2014Shenzhen Municipal Economic and Social Development Statistics 2014
Number of international tourists per year1,683,1682016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population14.1%2016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook
Geographical area size, sq. km1,997 2017Baidu
Total population number11,908,4002016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook
% of total national country population living in the city0.9%2016Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
Working age population9,263,8002016Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
Number of households3,689,4002015Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
Foreign born population %29.1%2015Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
Education level-% with degree level or higher22.0%2015Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$14,913 2017Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
GDP (ppp)(million)$632,110 2017Shenzhen Statistics Bureau
Creative industries employment %2.4%2016Shenzhen Statistics BureauStatistics include employment in culture; sports and entertainment sector
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls128 2018Dianping.com
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population5.42016Shenzhen Statistical Yearbook 
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)9.12017Shenzhen Municipal People's Government
Total number of museums432017Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University
Specialist public cultural HE establishments02017Shenzhen Education Bureau
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population503.72018Dianping.com
Community centres502018Institute for Cultural Industries Shenzhen University