Edinburgh’s festival season in numbers:
220,000 - The typical annual size of audience for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo by the time it has finished its three-week run.
50,266 - Total performances at this year’s Festival Fringe.
3,269 - The number of shows being staged at the Fringe.
2,450 - The number of artists involved in the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF).
1,731 - Premieres at this year’s Fringe.
1,200 - The number of performers taking part in the Tattoo.
800 - Approximate number of participants in this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF).
643 - The number of free shows on offer at the Fringe.
400 - Years since Shakespeare’s death, which is being marked with events at the EIF and Fringe.
294 - Venues used by the 2016 Fringe.
250 - The number of pipes and drums involved in Tattoo.
90 - The age of the Queen, whose reign will be marked in the Tattoo.
55 - The number of countries represented at the EIBF.
48 - The number of countries represented in Fringe performances.
38 - The size of the Tattoo’s Imps Motorcycle Display Team.
36 - The number of nations taking part in the EIF.
25 - How many days in the EIF and Fringe’s official run this year.