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New statistical bulletin released

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) today published “Experience of the Arts in Northern Ireland: Findings from the Continuous Household Survey 2008/09 – DCAL Research Findings”.

The bulletin presents analysis on topics such as:

Participation in arts activities Attendance at arts events Enjoyment of arts events Barriers to attending arts events Satisfaction with arts provision in Northern Ireland

The bulletin is available on the DCAL website

or from the

Research and Statistics Branch
Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure
Causeway Exchange
1-7 Bedford Street
Tel: 028 90 515100

Notes to editors:

  1. This bulletin presents findings from the 2008/09 Continuous Household Survey.
  2. The Continuous Household Survey is a Northern Ireland wide household survey administered by Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. The sample for this survey consisted of a systematic random sample of 4,500 addresses selected from the Land and Property Services’ list of private addresses. There were 3,414 respondents to the 2008/2009 survey. Respondents are aged 16+. The survey covers a wide range of topics, and amongst the topics investigated was experience of the arts.
  3. For media enquiries please contact DCAL Communications Office 028 9051 5048. Out of office hours, contact the EIS Duty Press Officer on pager 07699 715 440 and your call will be returned.