Survey on Attendance of Performing Arts Events in Québec

This survey stems from a specific request from the performing arts sector to have access to a series of key indicators that will help it track the evolution of the performing arts market throughout the different regions in the province of Québec. Presenters of live entertainment shows and directors of entertainment venues have access to a series of key indicators that enable them to track the evolution of the entertainment market in their region. The results of the study help government agencies involved in the cultural sector better understand the true impact of current measures and cultural policies.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Institut de la statistique du Québec?
2. What is the Direction des statistiques de la société du savoir and Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec?
3. How did you get my name?
4. How was I chosen?
5. How can I be sure that no one will see the responses I provide?
6. Who has access to the information provided?
7. How can I check that you are from Statistique Québec?
8. Do I have to take part in the survey?
9. Can I find out the results of this survey?

What is the Institut de la statistique du Québec?
The Institut de la Statistique du Québec, also known as Statistique Québec, is a government organization whose mission is to produce, analyze and disseminate official, objective and accurate statistics on all aspects of Québec society.

What is the Direction des statistiques de la société du savoir and Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec?
The Observatoire de la culture et des communications is a division of Statistique Québec that is responsible for everything specifically concerning the fields of culture and communications.

The Observatoire began its activities in September 2000, and its mission is to meet the needs of stakeholders in the culture and communications sectors. It is responsible for producing and disseminating statistical profiles related to the various cultural fields, and provides support for research. It is also the mission of the Observatoire to monitor all fields related to culture and communications.

How did you get my name?
We obtained the name of your establishment and its contact information from a Web search.

How was I chosen?
This study is based on a census, that is, it asks for the opinions of all the establishments that present and charge for performing arts shows.

How can I be sure that no one will see the responses I provide?
The Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec guarantees the confidentiality of all the information collected. Only duly authorized people in charge at the Institut de la statistique du Québec have access to the detailed results that will be collected.

All staff members of the Institut take an oath before a commissioner for oaths and are bound to maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of the data they gather.

Who has access to the information provided?
Solely the people at Statistique Québec who are in charge of the study have access to the information you will provide. There are only a limited number of them. No other person will have access to the individual information by which you can be identified that will be collected in the study. When the results of the study are published, the data is consolidated in order to protect the anonymity of the respondents.

How can I check that you are from Statistique Québec?
You can contact a person in charge at Statistique Québec by calling 418 691-2404, or 1 800 561-0213 if you are outside the city of Québec.

Do I have to take part in the survey?
Your participation in this survey is required under the Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec (CQLR, chapter I-13.011). Persons are required to answer a request for information of mandatory nature from the Institut and transmit said information within the time frame and in the form prescribed by the Institut.

Can I find out the results of this survey?
Each two months, the results are available on the Observatoire de la culture et des communications section.