Budget share dedicated to digital activities by museums worldwide 2020

A November 2020 survey focused on the digital activities of museums worldwide. According to the study, almost half of the surveyed organizations claimed to dedicate no more than five percent of their total budget to communication and digital activities. Overall, roughly 20 percent of the survey sample said that they allocated less than one percent of their financial resources to communication and digital projects, while about 30 percent dedicated between one and five percent of the budget for the same purpose.

Share of budget dedicated by global museums to communication and digital activities as of November 2020

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Source

Release date

November 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

September 7 to October 18, 2020

Number of respondents

approx. 900*

Special properties

museum employees and governance

Supplementary notes

*The source specifies that: "50.7 percent of respondents come from Europe, 9.1 percent from North America, 18.6 percent from Latin America and the Caribbean, 10.8 percent from Asia, 6,2 percent from Africa, 2.4 percent from the Pacific and 2.2 percent from the Arab Countries region".

The survey question was phrased by the source as follows: "What percentage of your overall budget is dedicated to communication and digital activities?"

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