Statistics at DCMS

DCMS and our Public Bodies produce official statistics covering our sectors.

The official statistics produced by DCMS are:

We have also published official statistics on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on DCMS sectors:

Our statistical collections cover a wide range of topics, including:

Topic Statistical collections
Arts Taking Part Survey, Economic Estimates
Charitable Giving Community Life Survey, Taking Part Survey, Income of DCMS-funded cultural organisations
Creative Industries Economic Estimates
Cyber Security Cyber Security Breaches Survey
Community engagement/social action Community Life Survey, Taking Part Survey
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coronavirus Impact Business Survey – Round 2, Taking Part: Engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic
Digital Economic Estimates, Taking Part Survey
Gambling Economic Estimates,
Heritage Taking Part Survey, Economic Estimates, Reported Treasure Finds
Museums Museum and galleries monthly visits, Sponsored Museums Performance Indicators, Charitable Giving Indicators, Taking Part Survey, Economic Estimates
Sport Sport Satellite Account for the UK statistics, Taking Part Survey, Economic Estimates
Tourism Economic Estimates, UK Tourism Satellite Account (TSA)
Telecoms Economic Estimates
Trade Economic Estimates
Volunteering Community Life Survey, Taking Part Survey
Wellbeing/loneliness Community Life Survey, Taking Part Survey

Discontinued outputs include:

Our response to the consultation on proposed changes to DCMS Statistical Publications is available here.

For other relevant research, visit the Research at DCMS page.

Search our statistics

Our statistics can be searched by keyword and date of publication on the main GOV.UK statistics page.

Forthcoming publications

The release calendar gives the planned publication dates of DCMS’s statistical releases. Publication is usually at 9:30am.

A provisional 12 month forward look of DCMS’s statistical releases is also available.

Standards for official statistics

DCMS’s official statistics follow the standards defined in the UK Statistics Authority Code of Practice for Official Statistics. The document below sets out how DCMS follows the code of practice:

We also publish annual statistical work plans.

Contact details

Head of Profession: Sarah Lasher

For any queries please telephone 020 7211 6000 or email

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