ATTENDANCE AT CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
About 4 in 5 Tasmanians aged 18 years and over attended at least one of the cultural venues or events (e.g. cinemas, libraries, museums, theatre performances and concerts) included in a 2002 ABS survey. The overall attendance rate for Tasmania was 84.3%. Attendance rates varied little between the three Tasmanian Regions:
For a definition of the three Tasmanian Regions see 'Statistical Regions' in the 'Regional Maps' chapter of Regional Statistics, Tasmania (cat. no. 1362.6).
- Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 85.8%
- Northern Region, 82.6%
- Mersey-Lyell Region, 83.2%
At June 2003, the Hobart local government area had the highest number of places listed on the Register of the National Estate of any local government area in the state (279, of which 275 were historic listings).