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8. Creativity and Culture

8.1 General context

Last update: 28 March 2022
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Main trends in young people's creativity and cultural participation

A survey from 2020 of young people’s (age 16–34) cultural habits in the last 3 months from Statistics Denmark showed the following:  

Cultural activity in %

Male

Female

16-24 years

25-34 years

 

Have seen movies or series

94

95

99

97

 

Have been to the cinema

9

12

12

11

 

Have listened to music

96

95

99

97

 

Have been to a rhythmic or classical music concert

9

8

9

10

 

Have sought contemporary art

39

49

52

43

 

Have read or listened to fiction books

57

73

64

63

 

Have read or listened to non-fiction books

61

63

65

65

 

Have played digital games

54

53

83

64

 

Have (physically) been to a library

31

36

33

32

 

Have used digital services of a library

25

34

35

34

 

Have had physical exercise

82

85

93

88

 

Have attended or listened to a sports event

67

47

57

50

 

Have attended a sports event as a spectator

13

6

15

12

 

Have done voluntary work

31

26

28

22

 

Have participated in leisurely activities

24

21

22

23

 

Have visited a museum or similar

25

29

33

30

 

Have attended stage art at the theatre, opera, theatre festival, or in a public space

9

8

12

10

 

 

Source: Statistics Denmark, third quarter of 2020. Use of cultural activities within the last 3 months. Please note that many cultural institutions were closed down during the first half of 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This influences the number of participants in the table above.

Main concepts

There are no main concepts related to young people's creativity and cultural participation.