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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Culture and the Arts >> Attendance at cultural activities

In the 12 months ending March 2002, visits to the cinema was the most common cultural activity attended by Tasmanians with 59.7% of the population. The second most common was visits to the library with 42.7% of the population.


ATTENDANCE AT CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, Participation Rates - 2002(a)

Tasmania

Venue/activity
%

Cinemas
59.7
Libraries
42.7
Botanic gardens
34.9
Museums
32.2
Popular music concerts
25.2
Zoological parks and aquariums
29.6
Art galleries
27.3
Other performing arts
18.3
Theatre performances
17.4
Musicals and operas
15.7
Dance performances
9.8
Classical music concerts
9.0

(a) Those who attended a venue/activity at least once during the 12 months before interview in 2002.
Source: Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues and Events, Australia (cat. no. 4114.0).


Tasmanian attendance at the cinema and popular music concerts was highest among people aged 18-24 years. Attendance at libraries was also highest among people aged 18-24 years.

The highest attendance rates for classical music concerts and opera or musicals were by people aged 55-64 years. The highest attendance rate for art galleries was by people aged 45-54 years and for museums the highest attendance rate was by people aged 35-44 years.

These statistics relate to a Tasmania Together benchmark.

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