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Statistical Insights on the Arts

In-depth exploration of Canadian arts data

Artists in Canada’s Provinces and Territories in 2016 (With Summary Information about Cultural Workers)

Statistical Insights on the Arts

Based on the 2016 census, this report examines the number and incomes of artists in each of Canada’s provinces and territories. The report also provides a brief summary of the situation of cultural workers in each province and territory. A previous r… View this resource

A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada in 2016 (With Summary Information about Cultural Workers)

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The report focuses on the working lives of artists in Canada, including statistics on: The overall number of artists Artists by occupation Demographic information such as gender, education, age, Indigenous people, members of racialized groups[1], and… View this resource

Since 2002, the Statistical Insights on the Arts series has provided 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.

Lack of data leads to suspension of Statistical Insights on the Arts series

Statistical Insights on the Arts

To date, Hill Strategies Research has published 46 reports in the Statistical Insights on the Arts series, aiming to provide reliable, recent, and insightful data on the state of the arts in Canada. This series was an original idea of Kelly Hill upon… View this resource

Volunteers and Donors in Arts and Culture Organizations in Canada in 2013

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Executive SummaryMany Canadians show their support for arts and culture organizations through the time and money that they give as volunteers and donors. The contributions of time and money help arts and culture organizations serve their communities… View this resource

Educating artists

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Executive SummaryThis report has a two-pronged goal: 1) to examine the post-secondary educational qualifications of artists in Canada; and 2) to provide information about the occupations and workforce characteristics of graduates of post-secondary ar… View this resource

Artists and Cultural Workers in Canadian Municipalities

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Artists and Cultural Workers in Canadian Municipalities examines the number, incomes, and demographic characteristics of artists and cultural workers by municipal size. For the purposes of the analysis, all Canadian municipalities were divided into f… View this resource

Artists and Cultural Workers in Canada’s Provinces and Territories

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A previous report in the Statistical Insights on the Arts series (A Statistical Profile of Artists and Cultural Workers in Canada) showed that there are 136,600 artists in Canada who spent more time at their art than at any other occupation in May of… View this resource

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