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Culture Online

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) hits and (b) unique visitors were recorded by Culture Online in each year since it was established, broken down by project website. (187324)

Hits and unique visitors recorded by Culture Online in each year since it was established, broken down by project website, are set out in the tables. Culture Online closed at the end of March 2007. Four projects did not record hits—MadforArts, Origination, Plant Cultures and Playground Fun. Unique visitors were not recorded for two projects—My Art Space and The Dark.

(a) Hits

Project

2004

2005

2006

2007

Artisan Cam

2,037,463

10,741,495

39,092 (January)

City Heritage Guides

979,737 (September-December)

3,732,097 (January-August)

Every Object Tells a Story

3,877,074

5,136,846

867,184 (January-February)

Film Street

3,282,973 (April-December)

982,407 (January-February)

Headline History

11,947,662

12,403,902

2,066,348 (January-February)

Icons

97,035,864

20,949,368 (January-February)

MadforArts

MyArtSpace

1,532,622

235,493 (January-February)

Origination

Plant Cultures

Playground Fun

Rosetta Requiem

235,158

21,026 (January-February)

Sound Junction

1,368,491 (October-December)

8,260,131

2,757,194 (January-February)

Stagework

714,468

1,745,659

2,290,630

313,520 (January-February)

The Dark

108,449 (February-December)

8,800 (January)

(b) Unique Visitors

Project

2004

2005

2006

2007

Artisan Cam

22,370

75,433

1,085 (January)

City Heritage Guides

46,040 (September-December)

200,811 (January-August)

Every Object Tells a Story

69,321

297,940

65,115

Film Street

38,623 (April-December)

14,084 (January-February)

Headline History

94,629

70,117

15,774 (January-February)

Icons

827,534

267,012 (January-February)

MadforArts

18,745 (September-December)

196,493

MyArtSpace

Origination

21,523

20,385 (January-October)

Plant Cultures

284,011 (March-December)

671,576 (January-October)

Playground Fun

15,028 (August-December)

23,148 (January-February, October-December)

14,916 (January-February)

Rosetta Requiem

8,809

1,177 (January-February)

Sound Junction

11,478 (October-December)

89,264

30,642 January-February)

Stagework

20,326

94,408

118,542

12,356 (January-February)

The Dark

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was spent on Culture Online in each year since its was established. (187325)

Expenditure on Culture Online in each year since it was established is set out in the table. Culture Online closed at the end of March 2007.

£

2002-03

265,379

2003-04

1,439,034

2004-05

3,893,000

2005-06

2,657,000

2006-07

4,205,000

2007-08 spend to date

72,312