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Cultural Participation Surveys in Selected European Countries (2000-2012)

Representative, interview-based surveys highlighted in the "Compendium" and other sourcesCOUNTRY

 

Last
Year(s)

Survey(s)

(title)

Responsible Institute(s)

Comments

Austria

2007

Kultur-Monitoring

N/A (for: Fed. Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture)

Additional "time-use surveys" of STATISTIK AUSTRIA

Azerbaijan

2001

Cultural Participation

SIAR

For the 'National Report'

Belgium (FL)

2012

VRIND

Studiedienst van de Vlaamse Regering (SVR)

Only Flemish Community!

Bulgaria

2005 / 2008

Cultural Attitudes and Consumption of Cultural Products in Bulgaria; Participation of the Population in Cultural Activities and Events

National Centre for Research on Public Opinion;
National Statistical Institute

2008 based on EUROSTAT methodology (Eurobarometer 278) – similar surveys in other EU member states!

Czech Rep.

2007

Investigation of the Cultural Dimension of Seniors' Lives

National Information and Consulting Centre for Culture (NIPOS)

 

Denmark

2004

Danskernes kultur- og fritidsaktiviteter

(Author: Trine Bille et al)

Not to be continued

Estonia

2006 / 2010

Meediasüsteem ja meediakasutus Eestis

Tartu Ülikooli Kirjastus;

Statistical Office of Estonia

 

Finland

2009

Time use survey

Statistics Finland

With focus on reading & libraries

France

2008

Cultures croisées

Min. de la culture / Dépt. des études, de la prospective et des statistiques (DEPS)

Covering France, Italy and Germany / New surveys (and Comp. update) in preparation

Germany

2008 / 2012

KulturBarometer (series)

Zentrum für Kulturforschung (ZfKf)

With separate surveys for youth, seniors and migrants

Ireland

2006 /

2010

The Public and the Arts; Target Group Index

N/A;
Arts Audiences

 

Italy

2011

Indagine multiscopo: Aspetti della vita quotidiana

ISTAT

 

Latvia

2010 / 2012

Culture Consumption;
DNB Latvijas barometrs Nr. 52

SAK;
AS DNB banka

 

Lithuania

2004

Public Cultural Demandsin Lithuania

Sociological Review

 

Malta

2011

Cultural Participation Survey

National Statistics Office (NSO)

 

Netherlands

2007

Amenities and Services Utilization Survey (AVO)

Social and Cultural Planning Office (SCP)

AVO not continued; Additional surveys carried out by the Statistical Office

Norway

2008

Norwegian Cultural Barometer

Statistics Norway

 

Poland

2011

Social Diagnosis

Council for Social Monitoring at the University of Finance and Management

Limited scope

Romania

2007 / 2010

Cultural Life Index;
Cultural Consumption Barometer

Centre of Research and Consultancy on Culture

 

Russia

2010

Different topics, e.g. Reading in Russia, Film audiences

Levada-Centre (formerly VCIOM)

 

Slovakia

2006

Analysis of Local and Regional Culture

National Centre of Public Education and Culture (NOC)

Update needed!

Spain

2011

Survey of Cultural Habits and Practices in Spain

Ministry of Culture

 

Sweden

2010

Kulturvanor i Sverige

SOM-institutet

Comprehensive

Switzerland

2008-2011

PANORAMA

Bundesamt für Statistik

Based on different surveys

Ukraine

2005

Ukrainian Society 1994-2005: social monitoring

Institute of Sociology of Ukraine

 

Source: Draft of A. J. Wiesand, based on Council of Europe/ERICarts, Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, 19th edition, 2017 and additional sources (to be reviewed by the Compendium Expert Group on Cultural Participation)