Culture and heritage statistics

Statistics on engagement with the arts, the historic environment, 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

The following publication provides statistics on key economic estimates for the Creative Industries for Northern Ireland:

Ad hoc arts research

Historic Environment

Experience of heritage 

These publications present the findings from the heritage module of the Continuous Household Survey.

NI Environmental statistics 

Historic environment statistics have been published alongside information on the natural environment since 2009. This publication is produced by the Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs.

NI Heritage Statistics

The following publication produced by DfC on behalf of an alliance of heritage organisations provides statistics on the condition, management, use and potential of the historic environment across a range of indicators.

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

Wellbeing

Equality related

Engagement within Northern Ireland and comparisons with other areas

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Access to information

How to request information from the Department for Communities including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme. You may also request your own personal information, via a Right of Access Request.

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