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Statistical Insights on the Arts

In-depth exploration of Canadian arts data

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

Statistical Insights on the Arts

On March 27, 2019, we released the report A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada in 2016 (With Summary Information about Cultural Workers). We recently discovered that there were issues with the 2016 census dataset that Statistics Canada provided… View this resource

Arts, Culture, and Heritage Participation in Canada’s Provinces and Largest Census Metropolitan Areas in 2016

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This report examines the percentage of residents (15 or older) of Canadian provinces and 9 Census Metropolitan Areas who, in 2016, attended or participated in cultural activities. Statistics Canada’s General Social Survey included 28 questions relate… 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.

Diversity and Arts Attendance by Canadians in 2010

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Based on data from the 2010 General Social Survey, this report examines diversity and arts attendance in Canada, including attendance by: Visible minority Canadians.[1] First-generation immigrants. Aboriginal people. Canadians with disabilities. Yout… View this resource

Volunteers and Donors in Arts and Culture Organizations in Canada in 2010

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Executive SummaryMany arts and culture organizations in Canada are organized as not-for-profit organizations and rely on individuals to donate time or money in order to help achieve their mandates. Volunteers and Donors in Arts and Culture Organizati… View this resource

The Arts and Individual Well-Being in Canada

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Executive SummaryThe Arts and Individual Well-Being in Canada, the 39th report in the Statistical Insights on the Arts series, examines whether connections exist between Canadians' cultural activities and their personal well-being.The data in the… View this resource

Factors in Canadians’ Arts Attendance in 2010

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This report examines the dynamics of attendance at five arts activities: art galleries, theatres, classical music performances, popular music performances, and cultural festivals. In addition to an analysis of demographic factors, the report provides… View this resource

Provincial Profiles of Arts, Culture and Heritage Activities in 2010

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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 newspape… View this resource

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