A comparison of revenues for taxable and nonprofit classical music organizations based on data from the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, and 1982. Revenue information is provided for opera, symphony, and chamber music organizations.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in artist occupations in 1997 continued to grow faster than in professional occupations as a whole (3.7% versus 2.6%). Total employment in the eleven artist occupations stood at 1.9 million in 1997.
A comparison of total revenues for nonprofit and taxable performing arts (theater, music, dance) based on the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, 1982, and 1977. State and regional estimates are also provided.
A comparison of revenues for nonprofit and taxable dance groups based on data from the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, and 1982. A detailed breakdown of nonprofit dance groups (ballet, modern, folk, ethnic, and other) by revenues and sources is also provided.
A comparison of revenues for nonprofit and taxable theaters based on data from the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, and 1982. A distribution of revenue by source (private, public, etc.) is also provided for each type of theater.
Based on data from the U.S. Department of Commmerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis, consumer expenditures for admission to performing arts events in 1996 amounted to $9 billion or about 1.5 times more than spending on admissions to motion pictures or spectator sports.