Official Statistics

Sponsored museums annual performance indicators 2013-14

The data is 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.

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Sponsored Museums Performance Indicators 2013/14

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Performance Indicators 2013/14 data excel spreadsheet

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Change in methodology paper

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Performance Indicators Guidance PDF

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Summary

  • First published 12 February 2015
  • Last updated: 6 March 2015
  • Next update: Autumn 2015
  • Geographic coverage: England
  • Frequency of release: Annual

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) sponsors 16 National Museums which provide free entry to their permanent collections. These museums are:

  • British Museum
  • Geffrye Museum
  • Horniman Museum
  • Imperial War Museum
  • National Gallery
  • National Maritime Museum
  • National Museums Liverpool
  • Science Museum Group
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Natural History Museum
  • Royal Armouries
  • Sir John Soane’s Museum
  • Tate Galleries
  • Tyne and Wear Museums
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Wallace Collection

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

Please note that a revision was made to one figure in Table 4 on 6 March 2015. A footnote was also added to Table 4 to explain a change in methodology.

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.

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.

Contact

Responsible statistician: Jodie Hargreaves

For any queries please contact 020 7211 6327 or evidence@culture.gov.uk

Published 12 February 2015
Last updated 6 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Footnote added to Table 4 to explain a methodology change. One figure also revised.
  2. First published.