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Participation Survey 2021–22 annual report

The Participation Survey started in October 2021 and is the key evidence source on engagement for DCMS. It is a continuous push-to-web household survey of adults aged 16 and over in England.

The Participation Survey provides nationally representative estimates of physical and digital engagement with the arts, heritage, museums & galleries, and libraries, as well as engagement with tourism, major events, digital, and live sports.

Released: 28 July 2022.
Period covered: October 2021 to March 2022.
Geographic coverage: National and regional level data for England.
Next release date: September 2022.

The pre-release access document above contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Participation Survey 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. Details on the pre-release access arrangements for this dataset are available in the accompanying material.

This release is published in accordance with the Code of Practice for Statistics (2018), as produced by the UK Statistics Authority. This Authority 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 Ella Bentin. For enquiries on this release, contact [email protected].

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