Recent data on creativity 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

29 million

library visits across Victoria in the year ending June15

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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

54

film, television and digital media project commenced in Victoria in 2014-15

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& New Media data

Cultural Tourism

61%

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

11,648

volunteers work in 120 organisations funded by Creative Victoria

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Private Support

$51.2m

in private support generated by 128 organisations funded by Creative Victoria

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Key Arts Organisations

$41.5m

operational funding from Creative Victoria to 128 key organisations

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Organisations data

State Cultural Organisations

$4.8 billion

worth of collections at Victoria's State Cultural Organisations

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Organisations data

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

5m

attendances to Melbourne Winter Masterpiecees since 2004

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