United Kingdom

Research and statistics on the museums sector in the UK are published by several public bodies.  A list of the main organisations is provided below with a link to the research and statistics page of their website.

UK

VisitBritain: www.visitbritain.org/insightsandstatistics/

England

Department for Culture Media and Sport:  www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-culture-media-sport/about/research

Arts Council England: www.artscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/research-and-data/

VisitEngland: www.visitengland.org/insight-statistics/

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Department of Culture Arts and Leisure: www.dcalni.gov.uk/index/quick-links/research_and_statistics-3.htm

Northern Ireland Museums Council: www.nimc.co.uk/research-and-publications/

Scotland

Museums Galleries Scotland: www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/research-and-resources/

Visit Scotland: www.visitscotland.org/research_and_statistics.aspx

Wales

Museums, Archives and Libraries Wales (CyMAL): wales.gov.uk/topics/cultureandsport/museumsarchiveslibraries/cymal/researchandevidence/