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Culture in times of pandemic (II) 30/12/2021

During the last quarter of 2021, and carrying on from last autumn’s survey, the Barcelona Institute of Culture included a series of questions in the GESOP’s quarterly Omnibus, in order to monitor the importance of culture during the pandemic. As a new feature, people were questioned on their knowledge of the Grec Festival, its projection […]

The pandemic and digital audiences 08/10/2021

DIGITAL INDICATORS 2020 2020 was the year of Covid-19, a pandemic that has had devastating consequences for culture. But it was also the year of the generalised development of new strategies for reaching audiences, during a time when being on site was either prohibited or severely restricted. In this context, and in very diverse ways, […]

Disposable household income (DHI) 23/09/2021

In July, the Municipal Data Office’s analysis department published the study ‘Disposable Household Income in Barcelona. 2018’, an approach to household incomes. Compared to previous studies, the main new feature is a change in the calculation method used: for the first time, the DHI was calculated based on a direct method and not by using […]

Covid-19 and museums: group visits 15/07/2021

15In addition to analysing what impact the Covid-19 crisis has had on the number and origin of visitors, as well as on revenue from museum activities, it is interesting to note what types of groups visited these facilities in 2020, their distribution by month, days of the week, times and origins. With this aim, we […]

Covid-19 and museums: the updated data 01/07/2021

According to the weekly evolution of visitor numbers (only in catalan), Barcelona’s museums are on the road to recovery. In the week of 5 to 11 July, the figure rose above 27,000 visitors. This is undoubtedly still a far cry from the figure of over 64,000 visitors to those centres during the same period in 2019, […]

New Covid-19 and Culture section 15/06/2021

The website of the Cultural Data Observatory has opened a new Covid-19 data section* in order to monitor the recovery of cultural activity in the city * Only available in the Catalan version of this website Museums were one of the first sectors to be analysed, but data was also compiled on the activity of […]