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Distribution of museums worldwide 2021, by operational status and region

Distribution of museums worldwide as of May 2021, by operational status and region

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Release date

July 2021



Survey time period

April 15 to May 29, 2021

Number of respondents

approx. 840*

Special properties

museum employees and governance

Supplementary notes

*The source specifies that: "51 percent of respondents come from Europe, 8.3 percent from North America, 13.9 percent from Latin America and the Caribbean, 11.6 percent from Asia, 8.3 percent from Africa, 4.3 percent from the Pacific, and 2.6 percent from the Arab Countries region".

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