The Numbers: the Design Museum

The figures behind the charity that provides exhibitions and educational resources relating to all forms of design and architecture

The Design Museum
The Design Museum

£5.21m - The charity's income for the year ending 31 March 2011, compared with £4.65m in the previous year

£428k - The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity raised £1.69m, giving it a fundraising ratio of 27p in the pound

£536k - Free reserves at year-end, equivalent to two months' operating costs. The charity's target was to hold reserves equal to six months' costs

£170k - No employee was paid more than this

500,000 - The number of visitors the museum expects to host when it opens in a new building on Kensington High Street, London - more than double the 245,000 it attracted in the year to March 2011

300,000 - The number of followers the museum has on Twitter.

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