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Statistics Report

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

Museums:

History Museumsattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Museum of History 1 038 1 492 1 238
Law Uk Folk Museum 18 17 16
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum 39 40 41
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence (1) 171 154 65
Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum 93 92 91
Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery 81 74 64
Heritage Museumsattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Heritage Museum 787 1 142 661
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum 41 39 43
Hong Kong Railway Museum 276 295 278
Sam Tung Uk Museum (2) 107 101 116
Art Museumsattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Museum of Art (3) - - -
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware 202 207 198
Science Museumsattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Space Museum (4)      
Exhibition - - 577
Space Theatre Programme 284 432 406
Hong Kong Science Museum 1 237 2 017 1 286
Hong Kong Film Archiveattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Film Archive (5) 173 179 145
Antiquities and Monuments Officeattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre 203 178 185
Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum
Heritage Trail Visitors Centre
71 70 70
Art Promotion Officeattendance ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 74 78 75
Oil Street Art Space 194 191 181

Public Libraries:

Libraries (as at 31 March)no.
171819
Libraries 82 82 82
Self-service library stations - 1 2
Library Stock (as at 31 March)no. ('000)
171819
Books 12 728 13 093 13 165
Multimedia materials 1 841 1 865 1 853
Usage of Public Librariesno. ('000)
16/1717/1818/19
Books, periodicals, audio-cassettes, compact audio disc and CD-ROMs borrowed 50 183 49 848 47 797
Attendance at extension activities 19 380 19 406 19 657
Borrowers registered (as at 31 March) 4 471 4 547 4 624

Cultural Venues - Performance:

Cultural Venues 16/1717/1818/19
City Hall no. of performances 579 608 621
 (Concert Hall & Theatre) attendance ('000) 352 362 349
HK Cultural Centre 
no. of performances 634 673 667
 (Concert Hall, Grand Theatre & Studio Theatre) attendance ('000) 580 627 584
Ko Shan Theatre no. of performances 626 629 649
 (Theatre & New Wing Auditorium) attendance ('000) 342 336 340
Yau Ma Tei Theatre no. of performances 283 278 253
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 62 60 52
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 282 297 276
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 64 67 62
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre no. of performances 223 332 335
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 71 103 101
Sheung Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 278 272 225
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 84 79 68
HK Coliseum no. of performances 154 153 150
 (Arena) attendance ('000) 1 386 1 249 1 439
Queen Elizabeth Stadium no. of performances 260 238 280
 (Arena) attendance ('000) 342 333 353
Tsuen Wan Town Hall no. of performances 807 684 699
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 308 287 279
Tuen Mun Town Hall no. of performances 873 959 810
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 301 342 306
North District Town Hall no. of performances 250 369 347
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 57 75 69
Tai Po Civic Centre no. of performances 213 277 533
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre (6)) attendance ('000) 70 63 121
Sha Tin Town Hall no. of performances 699 630 631
  (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 359 331 312
Kwai Tsing Theatre no. of performances 533 471 519
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre) attendance ('000) 176 153 162
Yuen Long Theatre no. of performances 365 380 343
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 175 185 171

Cultural Venues - Usage Rates:

Cultural Venues%
16/1717/1818/19
City Hall      
 Concert Hall 100 100 99
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Exhibition Hall 89 95 95
 Exhibition Gallery 72 87 85
HK Cultural Centre      
 Concert Hall 100 100 100
 Grand Theatre 100 100 100
 Studio Theatre 100 100 99
 Exhibition Gallery 85 91 93
Ko Shan Theatre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
New Wing Auditorium 100 100 100
Yau Ma Tei Theatre      
 Theatre 100 100 99
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 98 98
 Cultural Activities Hall 86 83 90
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 89 92 94
Sheung Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Exhibition Hall 72 82 87
HK Coliseum      
 Arena 100 100 100
Queen Elizabeth Stadium      
 Arena 100 98 97
HK Science Museum      
 Lecture Hall 89 89 92
 Special Exhibition Hall 100 100 100
HK Space Museum      
 Lecture Hall 88 80 87
HK Visual Arts Centre      
 Ceramic Studio 100 99 98
 Exhibition Gallery 100 100 100
Tsuen Wan Town Hall      
 Auditorium 100 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 96 96 98
 Exhibition Gallery 70 79 90
Tuen Mun Town Hall      
 Auditorium 100 99 97
 Cultural Activities Hall 100 100 99
 Exhibition Gallery 65 68 69
North District Town Hall      
 Auditorium 90 96 96
Tai Po Civic Centre      
 Auditorium 80 91 79
 Black Box Theatre (6) - 55 66
Sha Tin Town Hall      
 Auditorium 99 99 99
 Cultural Activities Hall 98 97 98
 Exhibition Gallery 66 77 75
Kwai Tsing Theatre      
 Auditorium 100 100 99
 Black Box Theatre 99 95 100
Yuen Long Theatre      
 Auditorium 98 99 98

Cultural Programmes:

Performing Offices 16/1717/1818/19
Cultural Presentations Section no. of performances 930 969 899
  attendance ('000) 359 471 320
Audience Building Office no. of performances 1 132 1 137 996
  attendance ('000) 270 266 218
Community Programmes Office no. of performances 647 634 625
  attendance ('000) 1 033 1 015 1 110
Festivals Office (7)        
 International Arts Carnival no. of performances 330 306 308
  attendance ('000) 95 95 88
 New Vision Arts Festival no. of performances 140 - 196
  attendance ('000) 70 - 75
 World Cultures Festival no. of performances - 109 -
   attendance ('000) - 71 -
Film Programmes Office no. of screenings 571 531 510
   attendance ('000) 92 79 70
Cultural Exchange Liaison Office no. of performances - - 90
  attendance ('000) - - 68
Music Office no. of performances 446 442 487
   attendance ('000) 165 267 211

Ticketing System:

Urban Ticketing System (URBTIX) 16/1717/1818/19
Tickets issued no. ('000) 3 897 3 806 4 280
Total sales HK$Mn. 1 165 1 040 1 283
 
Notes: (1) The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence has been temporarily closed since September 2018 for renovation.
  (2) Starting from 1 November 2015, Sam Tung Uk Museum is under the management of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office.
  (3) The Hong Kong Museum of Art was temporarily closed for renovation since August 2015.
  (4) The Stanley Ho Space Theatre and the exhibition halls of the Hong Kong Space Museum were closed for renovation from November 2015 to February 2016, and from November 2015 to April 2018 respectively.
  (5) The Exhibition Hall, Cinema and Box Office of the Hong Kong Film Archive were closed for renovation from October 2018 to January 2019.
  (6) The Tai Po Civic Centre Black Box Theatre was opened in March 2017.
  (7) Excluding figures of all programmes by subvented companies.