Statistical Insights on the Arts is a quantitative research series, created by Hill Strategies in 2002, that aims to provide reliable, recent and insightful data on the state of the arts in Canada. Statistical Insights on the Arts is funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Nationwide, the "most creative neighbourhood" is H2W in Montreal's plateau area, which has an artistic concentration of 8.0%, 10 times the national average of 0.8%. The most creative rural area is Nunavut's X0A region. This area, encompassing Baffin Island (Iqaluit, Cape Dorset, etc.), has an artistic concentration of 3.4%.