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Arts and Culture 2009

Arts and Culture: 2009 Archive

Our artists and cultural establishments enrich the lives of those living in our community by attracting visitors, improving our city life, helping to bridge the gap between cultures, and are important economic generators.

 Median Earnings is an indication of how attractive our community is for employment in the arts and culture sector. 

Median Earnings of Full-Time, Full-Year Earners in Professional Occupations in Arts and Culture.jpg

                                   2000              2005

Waterloo Region      42,659            40,512
Ontario                       45,034            46,717
Canada                       44,823            44,010

Source: Statistics Canada, Census 2001 and 2006, Highlight Tables

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The Percentage of Employment in Cultural Industries is an indicator of the number of people employed in arts and culture in our community.%Employment in Cultural Industries.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             

 

                                2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008
Waterloo
Region     1.31    1.52    1.46    1.50    1.14    1.4     0.99    1.36    1.48
Ontario                     2.13    2.16    2.05    2.10    2.19    2.17    2.2     2.21    2.18
Canada                     2.00    2.01    2.03    2.05    2.04    2.06    1.95    2.06   2.03

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, Special Request

 

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Gross Local/Regional Culture Spending is an indication of the amount of dollars spent by local government on arts and culture and an indicator of the importance placed on this sector. 

Gross Local&Regional Culture Spending Including Grants Per Capita.jpg

                                     2007
Waterloo
Region      15.59
Ottawa                        18.07
Toronto                        24.82

Source: Regional Municipality of Waterloo

 

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