Reasons for not attending arts or cultural events in the U.S. 2012

Was this a major, minor or not a reason at all for why you did not go to arts or cultural events?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2012
Reasons for not attending arts or cultural events in the U.S. 2012 The statistic depicts the results of a survey concerned with the reasons why consumers did not attend arts or cultural events in 2012. 36.7 percent of respondents said that a major reason for not attending an arts event was that the entry fee was too much.
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Was this a major, minor or not a reason at all for why you did not go to arts or cultural events?

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ReasonMajor reasonMinor reasonNot a reason
All the additional costs of going out, such as hiring a baby-sitter, eating at a restaurant, and parking.37.1%29.1%32.6%
The entry fees cost too much.36.7%33.4%26.5%
Because of traffic or other transportation problems, it's just too difficult to get from my home to the places where arts events are held.35.7%29.3%34.5%
I don't have enough free time; I'm too busy.34.4%33.8%30.8%
I prefer to do other things with my free time.34.4%32.4%32.4%
I worry about safety when going out at night.31.8%32.6%35%
I rarely hear about the events in time.23.6%37.4%37.3%
I usually have no one to go with.15%36.5%47.4%
I don't know enough to enjoy some of the arts events.13.6%35.6%49.5%
I don't feel comfortable at many of the arts events.10.2%32.3%55.8%
Many of the arts or cultural events in Houston are boring.9.2%29.8%56.8%
ReasonMajor reasonMinor reasonNot a reason
All the additional costs of going out, such as hiring a baby-sitter, eating at a restaurant, and parking.37.1%29.1%32.6%
The entry fees cost too much.36.7%33.4%26.5%
Because of traffic or other transportation problems, it's just too difficult to get from my home to the places where arts events are held.35.7%29.3%34.5%
I don't have enough free time; I'm too busy.34.4%33.8%30.8%
I prefer to do other things with my free time.34.4%32.4%32.4%
I worry about safety when going out at night.31.8%32.6%35%
I rarely hear about the events in time.23.6%37.4%37.3%
I usually have no one to go with.15%36.5%47.4%
I don't know enough to enjoy some of the arts events.13.6%35.6%49.5%
I don't feel comfortable at many of the arts events.10.2%32.3%55.8%
Many of the arts or cultural events in Houston are boring.9.2%29.8%56.8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2012
The statistic depicts the results of a survey concerned with the reasons why consumers did not attend arts or cultural events in 2012. 36.7 percent of respondents said that a major reason for not attending an arts event was that the entry fee was too much.
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