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Statistics Report

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

Museums:

History Museumsattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Museum of History 764 1 038 1 492
Law Uk Folk Museum 13 18 17
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum 37 39 40
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence 127 171 154
Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum 64 93 92
Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery 88 81 74
Heritage Museumsattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Heritage Museum 430 787 1 142
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum 40 41 39
Hong Kong Railway Museum 224 276 295
Sam Tung Uk Museum (1) 91 107 101
Art Museumsattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Museum of Art (2) 118 -                -
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware 215 202 207
Science Museumsattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Space Museum (3)      
Exhibition 287 -                -
Space Theatre Programme 247 284 432
Hong Kong Science Museum 1 125 1 237 2 017
Hong Kong Film Archiveattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Film Archive 174 173 179
Antiquities and Monuments Officeattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre 190 203 178
Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum
Heritage Trail Visitors Centre
 71 71 70
Art Promotion Officeattendance ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 44 74 78
Oil Street Art Space 207 194 191

Public Libraries:

Libraries (as at 31 March)no.
161718
Libraries 80 82 82
Library Stock (as at 31 March)no. ('000)
161718
Books 12 402 12 728 13 093
Multimedia materials 1 812 1 841 1 865
Usage of Public Librariesno. ('000)
15/1616/1717/18
Books, periodicals, audio-cassettes, compact audio disc and CD-ROMs borrowed 51 568 50 183 49 848
Attendance at extension activities 19 502 19 380 19 406
Borrowers registered (as at 31 March) 4 389 4 471 4 547

  Cultural Venues - Performance:

Cultural Venues 15/1616/1717/18
City Hall no. of performances 628 579 608
 (Concert Hall & Theatre) attendance ('000) 373 352 362
HK Cultural Centre
no. of performances 713 634 673
 (Concert Hall, Grand Theatre & Studio Theatre) attendance ('000) 617 580 627
Ko Shan Theatre (4) no. of performances 631 626 629
 (Theatre & New Wing Auditorium) attendance ('000) 335 342 336
Yau Ma Tei Theatre no. of performances 294 283 278
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 65 62 60
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 306 282 297
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 72 64 67
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre no. of performances 310 223 332
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 95 71 103
Sheung Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 273 278 272
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 83 84 79
HK Coliseum no. of performances 141 154 153
 (Arena) attendance ('000) 1 173 1 386 1 249
Queen Elizabeth Stadium no. of performances 253 260 238
 (Arena) attendance ('000) 330 342 333
Tsuen Wan Town Hall no. of performances 756 807 684
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 297 308 287
Tuen Mun Town Hall no. of performances 977 873 959
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 352 301 342
North District Town Hall no. of performances 286 250 369
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 66 57 75
Tai Po Civic Centre no. of performances 210 213 149
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 77 70 52
Sha Tin Town Hall no. of performances 624 699 630
  (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 302 359 331
Kwai Tsing Theatre no. of performances 515 533 471
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre) attendance ('000) 191 176 153
Yuen Long Theatre no. of performances 315 365 380
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 173 175 185

Cultural Venues - Usage Rates:

Cultural Venues%
15/1616/1717/18
City Hall      
 Concert Hall 99 100 100
 Theatre 99 100 100
 Exhibition Hall 80 89 95
 Exhibition Gallery 83 72 87
HK Cultural Centre      
 Concert Hall 100 100 100
 Grand Theatre 100 100 100
 Studio Theatre 100 100 100
 Exhibition Gallery 84 85 91
Ko Shan Theatre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
New Wing Auditorium (4) 99 100 100
Yau Ma Tei Theatre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 99 100 98
 Cultural Activities Hall 81 86 83
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 86 89 92
Sheung Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Exhibition Hall 69 72 82
HK Coliseum      
 Arena 100 100 100
Queen Elizabeth Stadium      
 Arena 98 100 98
HK Science Museum      
 Lecture Hall 91 89 89
 Special Exhibition Hall 100 100 100
HK Space Museum      
 Lecture Hall 95 88 80
HK Visual Arts Centre      
 Ceramic Studio 99 100 99
 Exhibition Gallery 100 100 100
Tsuen Wan Town Hall      
 Auditorium 99 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 97 96 96
 Exhibition Gallery 84 70 79
Tuen Mun Town Hall      
 Auditorium 98 100 99
 Cultural Activities Hall 99 100 100
 Exhibition Gallery 71 65 68
North District Town Hall      
 Auditorium 80 90 96
Tai Po Civic Centre      
 Auditorium 68 80 91
Sha Tin Town Hall      
 Auditorium 99 99 99
 Cultural Activities Hall 97 98 97
 Exhibition Gallery 71 66 77
Kwai Tsing Theatre      
 Auditorium 99 100 100
 Black Box Theatre 90 99 95
Yuen Long Theatre      
 Auditorium 93 98 99

Cultural Programmes:

Performing Offices 15/1616/1717/18
Cultural Presentations Section no. of performances 996 930 969
  attendance ('000) 385 359 471
Audience Building Office no. of performances 1 140 1 132 1 137
  attendance ('000) 296 270 266
Entertainment Office no. of performances 628 647 634
  attendance ('000) 972 1 033 1 015
Festivals Office (5)        
 International Arts Carnival no. of performances 341 330 306
  attendance ('000) 104 95 95
 New Vision Arts Festival no. of performances - 140 -
  attendance ('000) - 70 -
 World Cultures Festival no. of performances 65 - 109
   attendance ('000) 70 - 71
Film Programmes Office no. of screenings 709 571 531
   attendance ('000) 89 92 79
Music Office no. of performances 402 446 442
   attendance ('000) 168 165 267

Ticketing System:

Urban Ticketing System (URBTIX) 15/1616/1717/18
Tickets issued no. ('000) 3 970 3 897 3 806
Total sales HK$Mn. 851 1 165 1 040
Notes: (1) Starting from 1 November 2015, Sam Tung Uk Museum is under the management of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office.
  (2) The Hong Kong Museum of Art was temporarily closed for renovation since August 2015. 
  (3) The Hong Kong Space Museum was temporarily closed for renovation since November 2015.
  (4) The Ko Shan Theatre New Wing Auditorium was opened on 31 Oct 2014.
  (5) Excluding figures of all programmes by subvented companies.