Amusement and theme parks; visitors, staff, costs and revenues

Amusement and theme parks; visitors, staff, costs and revenues

Periods Number of amusement and theme parks (number) Employed staff Number of employees (number) Operating costs and revenues Revenues Total revenues (mln euros) Operating costs and revenues Costs Total costs (mln euros) Paying visitors Total number of paying visitors (x 1 000)
1998 35 2,400 126 121 7,795
2002 45 2,730 176 163 9,669
2004 80 3,105 199 185 10,501
2006 115 4,585 268 245 12,797
2008 140 6,755 330 299 15,735
2010 95 7,825 331 310 15,175
2012 95 7,855 352 340 16,258
2014 125 9,090 414 395 18,980
2016 150 9,475 470 435 21,120
2018 180 11,100 554 523 22,428
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table presents an overview of amusement and theme parks that are operated by organisations registered at the Chambers of Commerce. It presents information on the
number of amusement and theme parks, the number of visitors, employed staff and the operating costs and revenues.

Data available from: 1998
No statistics have been compiled for 2000.

Status of the figures: all figures are definite.

Changes as of November 2020:
The figures for 2010 to 2018 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
The figures for 2020 will be published in March 2022.

Description topics

Number of amusement and theme parks
The number of amusement and theme parks in this table differs from the
number published in the table of Enterprises by economic activity.
The number published in the table of Enterprises by economic activity
is based on registrations with the Chambers of Commerce.
The number published in this table on the other hand is based on a more
detailed analysis of the activities of the relevant enterprises.
Employed staff
The persons that are on the payroll of a company or organisation.
This means that self-employed owners and the family members who
assist in their company are not included. Neither are temporary employees.
Number of employees
The average number of employed staff during the period the amusement
and theme parks are opened to the public.
Operating costs and revenues
Operating revenues excluding withdrawals from reserves and negative
balances.
Operating costs excluding transfers to reserves and positive balances
Revenues
Next to the total sum of revenues, the different revenue items are shown
as a percentage of total revenues.
Total revenues
Excluding withdrawals from reserves and negative balances.
Costs
Next to the total sum of costs, the different cost items are shown as a
percentage of total costs.
Total costs
Excluding transfers to reserves and positive balances.
Paying visitors
Next to the total number of paying visitors, the percentage of foreign
visitors among them is presented.
Total number of paying visitors