2016 Arts Statistics: an infographic to share

Canada is comprised of many talented individuals who work together to share our stories in energetic and creative ways. Take a look at our updated 2016 version of A Sketch of How Arts & Culture Contribute to Canadian Society and share it broadly.

gdp_enThe cultural sector generated $25 billion in taxes for all levels of government in 2007.

Arts have been shown to empower youth, especially at-risk youth, to succeed in school, in work and in later life.

85% of Canadians believe that arts education assists in the emotional and intellectual development of children

87% of Canadians believe that arts and culture help us express and define what it means to be Canadian.

People who attend arts activities have been shown to be significantly healthier, have lower anxiety and be less subject to depression.

The text version of the infographic provides sources for each statistic.

The infographic is also available in PDF format.

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