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Facts and Figures 2012

Duration of Festival 45
Number of venues 14
Number of performances
Opera
Concertante opera performance
Concerts
Plays
Children's programme performances
Ball
293
38
9
94
60
37
1
Special performances
Dress rehearsal open to the public
35
19
Number of available tickets
Opera
Plays
Concerts
256.285
73.834
62.719
119.732
Total number of visitors 288.225
Number of countries 73
of which non-European countries 39
Percentage of seats sold 93%
Ticket sales revenue 28.285.082 €
Accredited Journalists
Number of countries

Contributions from public funding and the Tourism Promotion Fund
, of which
Federal Government
Province of Salzburg
City of Salzburg
Tourism Promotion Fund
653
35

13.516.000 €

40%
20%
20%
20%
Number of employees

226 permanent employees
6.090 seasonal workers

Income of the Salzburg Festival Fund 2013















The item “Other Festival revenue” contains proceeds from the sale of evening programmes, advertisements, from co-productions and guest appearances, media usage, rentals and guided tours, the sales and renting out of productions, and other sources.

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UMWEGRENTABILITÄT

Economic Effect

The latest study from the year 2011, conducted by the Zentrum für Zukunftsstudien Fachhochschule Salzburg, demonstrates the enormous economic importance of the Salzburg Festival for the region. One of the most interesting parts is the section on the overall economic impact. Furthermore, an attempt was made to estimate the effect of the Salzburg Festival on tax revenues. The tax revenue that the Festival gives rise to equals about three times the amount of subsidies the Festival receives from public authorities. According to the study, the overall economic impact of the Festival in business volume and productivity is estimated around 276 million Euros.

The study from 2011:
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