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Cultural Heritage

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 3 March 2008, Official Report, columns 2121-2W, on cultural heritage, how many people each percentage figure represents. (194820)

Pursuant to the answer of 3 March 2008, Official Report, columns 2121-2W, the table previously supplied is repeated with additional information relating to population.

The table shows the percentage of people from our priority groups and the population as a whole who had made at least one visit to a designated heritage site during the 12 months prior to interview. Population figures have been rounded to the nearest 10,000.

2005-062006-07

Priority group

Percentage

Thousand

Percentage

Thousand

Black and minority ethnic

50.7

1,980

48.3

1,900

Limiting disability

59.5

5,090

60.2

5,110

Lower socio-economic

57.1

9,000

57.3

9,140

All adults

69.9

27,730

69.3

27,640

All data are taken from the DCMS ‘Taking Part’ survey, which provides national data on engagement in culture, leisure and sport by adults aged 16 and over.