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Contents >> Tourism: Leisure and Recreation >> Attendance at Festivals - Population Survey Monitor

NAME OF COLLECTION

Attendance at Festivals - Population Survey Monitor

Contact

Manager
National Culture and Recreation Statistics Unit
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box 2272
ADELAIDE SA 5001


Telephone: Adelaide (08) 8237 7303
Facsimile: Adelaide (08) 8237 7421

Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet:
www.abs.gov.au

Purpose

To provide information on attendance at arts festivals throughout Australia.

Description

The Population Survey Monitor is a quarterly household survey conducted throughout Australia of approximately 3,000 households. Information is obtained by face-to-face interviews. The survey was conducted over four quarters and has a sample of approximately 10,000 household.

Data detail

  • type of festival:
  • cost of attending festival - free or fee charged; and
  • whether the festival was more than 40 kilometres from home.

For festivals in a different State or Territory from the respondent’s usual residence, respondents were asked:

  • whether the festival was the main reason for travelling interstate;
  • expenditure during visit; and
  • number of persons aged 15 years and over covered by expenditure interstate.

Geographic coverage

Australia, States and Territories.

Frequency of data availability

Irregular.

Historical data

Last available data is for 1996.

Products and services available

Publications

Population Survey Monitor, Australia (cat. no. 4103.0)

Other

Special data services are available on request.

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