The data on cultural participation in Poland is being collected by the Centre for Public Opinion Research on annual basis. The 2018 survey was carried out in January 2019 on a representative data sample of 928 adult citizens of Poland.
According to the report of the Centre for Public Opinion Research, the cultural participation in 2018 in Poland increased as compared to the previous year. In 2018, 56% of respondents declared they have been to a cinema, 44% to attended a concert, 34% attended an exhibition and 24% went to a theatre. The increase of cultural participation continues since 2016.
The percentage of respondents who participated at least once in a particular cultural activity:
|Went to a cinema||44||43||47||45||49||47||49||56|
|Attended a concert||34||37||37||37||40||39||41||44|
|Attended an exhibition (gallery, museum)||26||31||28||27||32||31||33||34|
|Attended a play in a theatre||18||19||20||19||22||19||22||24|
|Read a book for pleasure||57||59||59||60||63||62||64||67|
|Used Internet for non-professional purpose||55||63||63||67||66||70||71||73|
|Attended a sport event||35||39||40||39||36||38||41||43|
There is an apparent correlation between the education level, income per capita and the place of residence, and the rate of participation, with people with higher education, higher income and from bigger cities participating in culture more often. There is also an apparent correlation between age and cinema attendance, with younger people attending more often (92% of respondents between 18 and 24 years old declared that they went to a cinema at least once in 2018).