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    Survey of Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues


    National Culture and Recreation Statistics Unit
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    GPO Box 2272
    ADELAIDE SA 5001

    Telephone: Adelaide (08) 8237 7449
    Facsimile: Adelaide (08) 8237 7366

    Email: client.services@abs.gov.au


    To provide information about attendance at selected cultural venues/activities.


    The survey collected details of the characteristics of people who attend a range of cultural venues including libraries, museums, various categories of music and performing arts performances, cinemas, botanic gardens and animal parks. The survey was a sub-sample of the Monthly Labour Force Survey. In the 1995 survey, approximately 26,000 persons were interviewed face-to-face.

    Data detail

    Details about those persons attending and not attending included:

    • age:
    • sex;
    • State/Territory;
    • family status;
    • country of birth;
    • marital status;
    • employment;
    • level of qualifications; and
    • frequency of visits.

In relation to tourism, data are also available on whether people visited these venues whilst staying away from home.

Geographic coverage

Australia, States, Territories and some regions.

Frequency of data availability


Historical data

The first survey was conducted in 1991. The most recent survey related to the 12 months ended March 1999.

Products and services available


Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues (cat. no. 4114.0)


Special data services are available on request.

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