Provincial Profiles of Arts, Culture and Heritage Activities in 2010

37th Statistical Insights on the Arts report

This report analyzes provincial data regarding the number and percentage of Canadians 15 or older who, in 2010:

  • Visited art galleries or other museums;
  • Attended live performances;
  • Visited historic sites and other heritage organizations;
  • Read newspapers, magazines or books;
  • Watched movies or videos; or
  • Listened to recorded music.

Individuals are counted only once in each activity regardless of how many times they participated in the activity.

Overall, the report finds that:

  • All residents in each province participated in at least one arts, culture or heritage activity in 2010.
  • In all provinces, participation in many arts, culture and heritage activities has increased over the past 18 years.

Provincial summaries, a national summary and the full report are available below.

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National summary151.79 KB
B.C. summary311.27 KB
Alberta summary310.91 KB
Saskatchewan summary310.96 KB
Manitoba summary314.57 KB
Ontario summary307.34 KB
Quebec summary313.11 KB
New Brunswick summary314.67 KB
Nova Scotia summary307.86 KB
PEI summary311.39 KB
Newfoundland and Labrador summary312.14 KB
Media release
Media summary154.49 KB