National Arts Index Reports Download Center

2016 National Arts Index Report (released in 2016, contains data for 2013)

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2014 National Arts Index Report (released in 2014, contains data for 2012)

2013 National Arts Index Report (released in 2013, contains data for 2011)

2012 National Arts Index Report (released in 2012, contains data for 2010)

2010 National Arts Index Report (released in 2010, contains data for 2009)

2009 National Arts Index Report (released in 2009, contains data for 2008)

 

Fast Facts from the Arts Index

Consumer arts spending steady at $150 billion!

Since 2002, consumer spending on the arts has remained in the $150 billion range, though as a share of all expenditures it has slipped from 1.88% in 2002 to 1.45% in 2010. Following four years of decreases, musical instrument sales rebounded, growing from $5.9 billion in 2009 to $6.3 billion in 2010.