Official Statistics

Sponsored museums and galleries annual performance indicators 2017/18

This release covers a number of performance indicators for DCMS-sponsored museums and galleries. covering the 2017/18 period.

Documents

Sponsored Museums and Galleries Annual Performance Indicators 2017/18

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Sponsored Museums and Galleries Annual Performance Indicators 2017/18

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About

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) sponsors 15 national museums which provide free entry to their permanent collections. The data for this release are collected by the museums through sample surveys, with the exception of the information on educational visits and total visits, which are based on actual counts.

Revisions

Amendment on 3 October 2018: The associated tables for this publication have been revised since there were first published on 26 September 2018 following the discovery of a minor error to the 2017/18 annual visitor figure for the National Portrait Gallery. Historic figures for a number of the museums and galleries have also been revised to be consistent with the Museums and galleries monthly visits totals. More details are provided in the Revised Table 1.

Released

26 September 2018

Period covered

April 2017 to March 2018

Next update

Autumn 2019

Geographic coverage

England

Pre-release access

The pre-release access document contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Sponsored Museums: Performance Indicators. 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) 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 responsible statistician for this release is Wilmah Deda. For enquiries on this release, contact Wilmah Deda on 020 7211 6376.

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Published 26 September 2018
Last updated 4 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Amendment on 3 October 2018: The associated tables for this publication have been revised since there were first published on 26 September 2018 following the discovery of a minor error to the 2017/18 annual visitor figure for the National Portrait Gallery. Historic figures for a number of the museums and galleries have also been revised to be consistent with the museum and galleries monthly visits totals. More details are provided in the Revised Table 1.
  2. First published.