Arts engagement among adults in England 2005-2019

This statistic presents the proportion of adults who engaged with the arts in the last year in England, between 2005 and 2019. Arts engagement refers to attending and/or participating in the arts sector, such as visiting an art gallery or participating in a theatre performance. In the 2018/19 survey, 77.4 percent of respondents said they had engaged in at least one art event or activity in the previous year.

Share of adults who engaged with the arts in the last year in England from 2005/06 to 2018/19

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Release date

September 2019

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2005/06 to 2018/19*

Number of respondents

8,161**

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* Years run April to March. ** Base of most recent survey; n (2017/18) = 7,715; n (2016/17) = 9,352; n (2015/16) =10,171; n (2014/15) = 9,817; n (2013/14) =10,355; n (2012/13) = 9,838; n (2011/12) = 9,188; n (2010/11) = 14,102; n (2009/10) = 6,097; n (2008/09) = 14,452; n (2007/08) = 25,720; n (2006/07) = 24,174; n (2005/06) = 28,117.
Figures exclude those who engaged with the arts for the purposes of paid work or academic study.

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