National Statistics

Taking Part October 2016: "Focus on..." reports

The Taking Part survey has run since 2005 and is the key evidence source for DCMS.

Documents

Taking Part, focus on: art forms

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Taking Part, focus on: diversity

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Taking Part, focus on: museums and galleries

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Art forms

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Diversity

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Museums and galleries

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About

The Taking Part survey has run since 2005 and is the key evidence source for DCMS. It is a continuous face to face household survey of adults aged 16 and over in England and children aged 5 to 15 years old.

Released

26 October 2016

Period covered

April 2015 to March 2016

Geographic coverage

National and Regional level data for England.

Next release date

A release of rolling annual estimates for adults, including the second half of the 2016 to 2017 survey year is due to be published in January 2017.

Summary

The Taking Part survey provides reliable national estimates of adult engagement with the arts, heritage, museums, archives and libraries. Latest data are from April 2015 to March 2016.

This series of reports presents additional analysis of data from the Taking Part adult survey. The reports cover art forms, diversity and museums and galleries.

The Taking Part survey is a continuous annual survey of adults and children living in private households in England, and carries the National Statistics badge, meaning that it meets the highest standards of statistical quality.

Statistical worksheets

These spreadsheets contain the data and sample sizes to support the material in this release.

Pre-release access

The document above 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 responsible statistician for this release is Olivia Christophersen. For enquiries on this release, contact Olivia Christophersen on 020 7211 2377.

For any queries contact them or the Taking Part team at takingpart@culture.gov.uk

Published 26 October 2016