Year 1986 1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
No. 84463.97 105516.91 105557.12 110603.13 102576.15 105329.58 124504.95 87019.60
Year 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
No. 92314.28 91988.72 91125.47 91569.96 84539.59 93096.56 83349.69 84300.07
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
No. 82086.80 91768.23 101500.85 105695.32 110456.80 84843.11 80628.46 114167.89
Year 2018
No. 94255.14

Operational Definitions

The number of attendances at museums and major cultural venues under the Urban Services Department and number of attendances at museums and cultural civic centers under the Regional Services Department per 100,000 population, based on mid-year estimate of population. Museums under the Urban Services Department include Hong Kong Museum of Art, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong Museum of History, Law UK Folk Museum, Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum, Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Science Museum. Major Cultural Venues under the Urban Services Department include City Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Science Museum Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum Lecture Hall, Ko Shan Theatre, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Hong Kong Coliseum, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Aberdeen Civic Centre (changed to District Fitness Centre since 1988).

Further to LCSD (19Feb 2008), the indicator refers to number of attendances at museums and performing arts venues managed by the LCSD.


All figures are collected from Leisure and Cultural Services Department since 1986.
All figures refer to financial year, e.g., figure for 1985/86 is used for 1986.

Further to LCSD (19Feb 2008), figures from 2003 onwards excluded programmes organized by hirers at LCSD performing arts venues.
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