Reminders

Arts and Culture 2010

Arts and Culture: 2010 Archive

 

The arts touch the spirit and nurture the soul, enriching the quality of life in any city. This sector is also an important economic and employment generator.

1-1 The Percentage of Employment in Cultural Industries is an indicator of the number of people employed in arts and culture in our community.

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2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

1.31

1.52

1.46

1.5

1.14

1.4

0.99

1.36

1.48

1.28

Ontario 

2.13

2.16

2.05

2.1

2.19

2.17

2.2

2.21

2.18

2.19

Canada 

2.00

2.01

2.03

2.05

2.04

2.06

1.95

2.06

2.03

2.04

 Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, Special Request

  

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1-2 Attendance at Cultural Events is an indicator of the level of interest and opportunity in arts and culture in a community.

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Concert

Theatrical Performance

Popular Musical

Symphony

Cultural Festival

Cultural Heritage Dance

Other Cultural Event

Waterloo Region

41.1

20.2

21.2

11.7

16.9

15.1

6.5

Canada 

44.1

25.5

24.8

11.2

25.8

16.2

11.8

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Statistics Canada, special request, General Social Survey,2005.

 

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1-3 The Number of Establishments in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation is an indicator of the level of opportunity for the public to engage in these activities.

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2004

2005

Performing Arts & Spectator Sports

190

211

Amusement, Gambling, Recreation

207

210

Heritage Institutions

9

8

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Statistics Canada, Market Research Handbook, 2006, 2008

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