Theme 1.04 Culture
Official statistics on culture are requested within the development of the "European agenda for the culture" endorsed by the Council on 16 November 2007. Eurostat involvement is limited and mainly concerns the set up and monitoring of an ESSnet running from September 2009 to September 2011.
Fields of activities covered by the theme
• Statistics on the cultural/creative sector;
• Statistics on expenditure on culture;
• Statistics on cultural participation and the social impact of culture.
1. Work to be carried out by Eurostat in 2011
1.1 NEW WORK, INCLUDING NEW PLANNED LEGISLATION
• Assess the results of ESSnet-culture.
1.2 ONGOING WORK
• Follow-up of ESSnet-culture.