Professional performing arts; capacity, performances, attendance, region

Table description


This table contains the results for capacity, performances and attendance of organisations where professional performing arts are presented. The results are broken down by region and discipline.

Data available from: 1999.

Status of the figures:
The figures for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 are preliminary. All other figures are final.

Changes as of December 2020:
The preliminary figures for 2019 are added. The figures of 2018 have been updated.

When will new figures be published?
In the fourth quarter of 2021 the preliminary figures of the preceding year will be published.

Description topics

Number of organisations
The organisations responsible for management and compiling programmes.
Theatre halls
Stadiums and multi-purpose halls
Halls that are suitable for the display of professional performing arts and also were used for this purpose in the year concerned.
Maximum capacity (seats)
Number of seats; if there are no seats, the maximum attendance capacity.
In theatre halls
In stadiums and multi-purpose halls
Halls that are suitable for the display of professional performing arts and also were used for this purpose in the year concerned.
Performances
Artistic productions presented by professional groups for a general audience.
Total performances
Theatre performances
Theatre, comedy, drama, puppet theatre, figure theatre and youth theatre.
Musical performances
Pop, jazz, blues, classical music, DJ performances.
Dance performances
Musical, revue, light opera, opera, modern music theatre.
Music theatre performances
Dance, folk dancing, classical ballet, modern dance, mime.
Cabaret performances
Cabaret, show.
Other performances
Various forms of performing arts (excluding cinema), not classified
elsewhere.
Attendance
Number of visitors to performances (including season tickets).
Total attendance
Theatre performances
Theatre, comedy, drama, puppet theatre, figure theatre and youth theatre.
Musical performances
Pop, jazz, blues, classical music, DJ performances.
Dance performances
Musical, revue, light opera, opera, modern music theatre.
Music theatre performances
Dance, folk dancing, classical ballet, modern dance, mime.
Cabaret performances
Cabaret, show.
Attendance other performances
Various forms of performing arts (excluding cinema), not classified
elsewhere.