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Recent data on the arts in Victoria:

Fast facts

  

73%

of Victorian children read for pleasure in their spare time

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Performing Arts

 

55%

of Victorians attend a live performance at least once a year

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Art Galleries & Museums

 

28%

of Victorians attended an art gallery in 2013-14

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Museums data

 Libraries & Literature

 

2.6 million

Victorians are registered members of public libraries 

 

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Literature data

Visual Arts, Crafts & Design

 

5,800

visual arts and craft businesses in Victoria (2012)

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& Design data

Film, Television & New Media

 

64

film, television and digital media project commenced in Victoria in 2013-14, spending $214.5m

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& New Media data

Cultural Tourism

 

58%

of all international visitors to Victoria are cultural visitors

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Employment

 

131,480

Victorians employed in cultural activities as their main job - 2011

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Volunteers

 

13,567

volunteers work in 102 organisations funded by Arts Victoria

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Private Support

 

$49.5m

in private support generated by 102 organisations funded by Arts Victoria

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Key Arts Organisations

 

$38.8m

operational funding from Arts Victoria to 102 key organisations

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Organisations data

State Cultural Organisations

 

$5.1 billion

worth of collections at Victoria's State Cultural Organisations

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Organisations data

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

 

4.7m

attendances to Melbourne Winter Masterpiecees since 2004 

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