Official Statistics

Entertainment Licensing 2013

Latest information on the National statistics on Entertainment Licensing.


National statistics on Entertainment Licensing are produced by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment licensing statistics were formerly produced by DCMS. There was no data collection in 2011. Alcohol and late night refreshment statistics (a subset of these statistics) are now published by the Home Office.


5 December 2013

Period covered:

31st March 2013

Geographic coverage:

National and Regional level data for England and Wales.

Next release date:

Data on entertainment licenses on 31st March 2014 will be published in Autumn 2014.

Pre-release access

The document below contains a list of Ministers and Officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Taking Part data. In line with best practice, the list has been kept to a minimum and those given access for briefing purposes had a maximum of 24 hours.

The UK Statistics Authority

This release is published in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics (2009), as produced by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA). The UKSA has the overall objective of promoting and safeguarding the production and publication of official statistics that serve the public good. It monitors and reports on all official statistics, and promotes good practice in this area.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport are seeking feedback on its annual Entertainment Licensing Statistics release. DCMS would like to assess how well these statistics meet user needs as well as improvements which could be made to their dissemination.

Please complete the following short survey, which should take no longer than five minutes.

The responsible statistician for this release is Sam Tuckett. For any queries or feedback please contact Sam on or 020 7211 2382.