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A profile of the cultural and heritage activities of Canadians in 2005 : Profil des activités culturelles et des visites du patrimoine des Canadiens en 2005

2007

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Between 1992 and 2005: • There was a significant increase in the percentage of Canadians visiting an historic site; • The percentage of Canadians visiting a zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, planetarium or observatory decreased slightly; and • The percentage of Canadians visiting a conservation area or nature park changed very little. [...] Figure 9 shows that the percentage of Canadians attending a performing arts event decreased from 42.4% in 1992 to 37.6% in 1998, but rebounded to 41.2% in 2005.6 With 22.6% growth in the population (15 or older) between 1992 and 2005, the number of Canadians attending a concert or performance increased from 9.0 million in 1992 to 10.8 million in 2005. [...] With 22.6% growth in the population (15 or older) between 1992 and 2005, the number of Canadians attending a theatre performance increased from 5.2 million in 1992 to 5.9 million in 2005, an increase of 700,000 theatre-goers between 1992 and 2005 (or 13.7%). [...] With 22.6% growth in the population (15 or older) between 1992 and 2005, the number of Canadians attending a pop music concert increased from 5.1 million in 1992 to 6.2 million in 2005, an increase of 1.1 million popular music-goers between 1992 and 2005 (or 21.5%). [...] With 22.6% growth in the population (15 or older) between 1992 and 2005, the number of Canadians attending a cultural/heritage performance increased from 2.5 million in 1992 to 3.9 million in 2005, an increase of 1.4 million between 1992 and 2005 (or 56.6%).

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