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Statistics Report

Cultural Services - [ Museums | Public Libraries | Cultural Venues | Cultural Programmes | Ticketing System

Museums:

History Museumsattendance ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Hong Kong Museum of History 1 492 1 238 655
Law Uk Folk Museum 17 16 10
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum 40 41 35
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence (1) 154 65 -
Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum 92 91 56
Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery 74 64 40
Heritage Museumsattendance ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Hong Kong Heritage Museum 1 142 661 539
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum 39 43 30
Hong Kong Railway Museum 295 278 201
Sam Tung Uk Museum 101 116 68
Art Museumsattendance ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Hong Kong Museum of Art (2) - - 116
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware 207 198 109
Science Museumsattendance ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Hong Kong Space Museum (3)      
Exhibition - 577 386
Space Theatre Programme 432 406 267
Hong Kong Science Museum 2 017 1 286 876
Hong Kong Film Archiveattendance ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Hong Kong Film Archive 179 145 106
Art Promotion Officeattendance ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 78 75 42
Oil Street Art Space 191 181 130

Public Libraries:

Libraries (as at 31 March)no.
181920
Libraries 82 82 82
Self-service library stations 1 2 3
Library Stock (as at 31 March)no. ('000)
181920
Books 13 093 13 165 13 293
Multimedia materials 1 865 1 853 1 826
Usage of Public Librariesno. ('000)
17/1818/1919/20
Books, periodicals, audio-cassettes, compact audio disc and CD-ROMs borrowed 49 848 47 797 40 450
Attendance at extension activities 19 406 19 657 15 488
Borrowers registered (as at 31 March) 4 547 4 624 4 686

Cultural Venues - Performances:

Cultural Venues 17/1818/1919/20
City Hall no. of performances 608 621 426
 (Concert Hall & Theatre) attendance ('000) 362 349 231
HK Cultural Centre 
no. of performances 673 667 460
 (Concert Hall, Grand Theatre & Studio Theatre) attendance ('000) 627 584 356
Ko Shan Theatre no. of performances 629 649 513
 (Theatre & New Wing Auditorium) attendance ('000) 336 340 235
Yau Ma Tei Theatre no. of performances 278 253 218
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 60 52 40
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 297 276 196
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 67 62 41
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre no. of performances 332 335 243
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 103 101 68
Sheung Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 272 225 224
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 79 68 57
HK Coliseum no. of performances 153 150 96
 (Arena (4)) attendance ('000) 1 249 1 439 787
Queen Elizabeth Stadium no. of performances 238 280 180
 (Arena (5)) attendance ('000) 333 353 212
Tsuen Wan Town Hall no. of performances 684 699 448
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 287 279 157
Tuen Mun Town Hall no. of performances 959 810 569
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 342 306 192
North District Town Hall no. of performances 369 347 250
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 75 69 51
Tai Po Civic Centre no. of performances 277 533 465
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre (6)) attendance ('000) 63 121 81
Sha Tin Town Hall no. of performances 630 631 467
  (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 331 312 192
Kwai Tsing Theatre no. of performances 471 519 340
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre) attendance ('000) 153 162 109
Yuen Long Theatre no. of performances 380 343 215
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 185 171 107

Cultural Venues - Usage Rates:

Cultural Venues%
17/1818/1919/20
City Hall      
 Concert Hall 100 99 100
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Exhibition Hall 95 95 94
 Exhibition Gallery 87 85 88
HK Cultural Centre      
 Concert Hall 100 100 100
 Grand Theatre 100 100 100
 Studio Theatre 100 99 100
 Exhibition Gallery 91 93 92
Ko Shan Theatre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
New Wing Auditorium 100 100 100
Yau Ma Tei Theatre      
 Theatre 100 99 99
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 98 98 96
 Cultural Activities Hall 83 90 84
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 92 94 93
Sheung Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Exhibition Hall 82 87 74
HK Coliseum      
 Arena 100 100 100
Queen Elizabeth Stadium      
 Arena 98 97 98
HK Science Museum      
 Lecture Hall 89 92 80
 Special Exhibition Hall 100 100 100
HK Space Museum      
 Lecture Hall 80 87 83
HK Visual Arts Centre      
 Ceramic Studio 99 98 99
 Exhibition Gallery 100 100 100
Tsuen Wan Town Hall      
 Auditorium 100 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 96 98 97
 Exhibition Gallery 79 90 85
Tuen Mun Town Hall      
 Auditorium 99 97 99
 Cultural Activities Hall 100 99 93
 Exhibition Gallery 68 69 71
North District Town Hall      
 Auditorium 96 96 91
Tai Po Civic Centre      
 Auditorium 91 79 84
 Black Box Theatre (6) 55 66 76
Sha Tin Town Hall      
 Auditorium 99 99 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 97 98 98
 Exhibition Gallery 77 75 79
Kwai Tsing Theatre      
 Auditorium 100 99 100
 Black Box Theatre 95 100 98
Yuen Long Theatre      
 Auditorium 99 98 91

Cultural Programmes:

Performing Offices 17/1818/1919/20
Cultural Presentations Section no. of performances 969 899 736
  attendance ('000) 471 320 241
Audience Building Office no. of performances 1 137 1 219 1 007
  attendance ('000) 266 265 204
Community Programmes Office no. of performances 634 625 522
  attendance ('000) 1 015 1 110 939
Festivals Office (7)        
 International Arts Carnival no. of performances 306 308 268
  attendance ('000) 95 88 85
 New Vision Arts Festival no. of performances - 196 -
  attendance ('000) - 75 -
 World Cultures Festival no. of performances 109 - 125
   attendance ('000) 71 - 61
Film Programmes Office no. of screenings 531 510 527
   attendance ('000) 79 70 73
Cultural Exchange Liaison Office no. of performances - 90 164
  attendance ('000) - 68 265
Music Office no. of performances 442 487 345
   attendance ('000) 267 211 152

Ticketing System:

Urban Ticketing System (URBTIX) 17/1818/1919/20
Tickets issued no. ('000) 3 806 4 280 2 813
Total sales HK$Mn. 1 040 1 283 974
 
Notes: (1) The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence has been temporarily closed since September 2018 for renovation.
  (2) The Hong Kong Museum of Art was temporarily closed from August 2015 for renovation and re-opened on 30 November 2019.
  (3) The exhibition halls of the Hong Kong Space Museum were closed in November 2015 for renovation and re-opened on 25 April 2018.
  (4) The Hong Kong Coliseum was temporarily closed from 29 January to 31 March 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic and all programmes scheduled to be held were cancelled.
  (5) The major performance and anceillary facilities of the Queen Elizabeth Stadium was temporarily closed from 29 January to 31 March 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic and all programmes/activities scheduled to be held were cancelled.
  (6) The Tai Po Civic Centre Black Box Theatre was opened in March 2017.
  (7) Excluding figures of all programmes by subvented companies.