Culture and Heritage statistics

Statistics on engagement with the arts, built heritage and knowledge and use of Irish and Ulster-Scots and participation in Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage..

Headline statistics

Headline statistics on engagement in culture arts and leisure by adults and young people in Northern Ireland.

Adults

This series of publications provides information on adults aged 16 years and over and their engagement in culture, arts and leisure from the Continuous Household Survey. Information on adults and culture, art and leisure are available in the following years.

Young people

This series of publications provides information on young people and their engagement in culture, arts and leisure from the Young Persons' Behaviour and Attitudes Survey. Bulletins on young people and culture, arts and leisure are available in the following years.

Arts

This series of publications provides information on adults and young peoples’ experience of the arts in Northern Ireland:

Creative industries

This series of publication provides statistics on key economic estimates for the Creative Industries for Northern Ireland. Bulletins are available in the following years:

Consultation on proposed change to the frequency of the Creative Industries Economic Estimates

Analytical Services Unit (ASU) of the Department for Communities (DfC) is consulting on a proposed change to reduce the frequency of Creative Industries Economic Estimates from an annual to a triennial publication.

View the consultation on proposed change to the frequency of DfC statistical publication

Breach of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics

In June 2014, five individuals who were not on the pre-release access list for the Creative Industries Economic Estimates received a copy of the bulletin the day before publication, as a result of a forwarded email.

Ad hoc arts research

Built Heritage

The following publication produced by the Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs contains a variety of statistics relating to the built environment.

Languages

Knowledge and use of languages in Northern Ireland

These publications include the findings from the Irish and Ulster-Scots language modules of the Continuous Household Survey.

Experience of culture and heritage in Northern Ireland 

These publications include the findings from the Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage modules of the Continuous Household Survey.

Public attitudes towards the languages in Northern Ireland

These publications include findings from the Northern Ireland Omnibus Surveys on Irish and Ulster-Scots.

Cross cutting statistics

Equality related

Factors affecting participation

Impact of poverty on engagement

Older people and engagement

Engagement within Northern Ireland and comparisons with other areas

Learning programmes and health related activities

Cultural deprivation


Related to Culture and Heritage statistics

Access to information

How to request information from the Department for Communities including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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