Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
1344.8.55.002 - ABStract, Statistics News, Australian Capital Territory, April 2011  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/04/2011  Final
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE


MOVIES MORE POPULAR THAN EVER

On March 4, 2011, the ABS released for the first time Perspectives on Culture (cat. no. 4172.0.55.001), a publication that draws together a wide variety of cultural related statistics to present a picture of the Australian cultural landscape. The inaugural edition contains four feature articles:

  • Art Gallery and Museum Attendance
  • Cinema Attendance
  • Library and Archive Attendance
  • Zoological Park and Botanic Gardens Attendance

Collectively, the articles show that ACT residents enjoy their cultural pursuits. For example, more ACT people aged 15 years or over attended the cinema (76%) than people from any other state or territory. The ACT also scored highest for people attending other surveyed venues and events, including art galleries and museums (both 46%), libraries (38%) and archives (16%). Although the greatest overall attendance rates at zoological parks and aquariums went to the Northern Territory, in terms of zoological gardens alone (i.e. excluding other wildlife parks, aquariums and marine parks), the ACT also had the highest proportion of the population attending (30%).

Additional information can be found within Perspectives on Culture (cat. no. 4172.0.55.001).


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.