The objective of this survey is to provide quarterly attendance indicators for museums, exhibition centres and interpretation sites.
Frequently asked questions
The Institut de la statistique du Québec, is a government agency whose mission is to produce, analyze and disseminate official, objective and quality statistics on various aspects of Québec society.
The Observatoire de la culture et des communications is a branch within the Institut de la statistique du Québec that is responsible for everything specifically relating to the fields of culture and communications.
The Observatoire began its activities in September 2000. Its mission is to meet the needs of stakeholders in the culture and communications sectors. It is responsible for producing and disseminating statistical portraits of the various cultural fields, and also offers support for research. In addition, the Observatoire is tasked with monitoring all fields related to culture and communications.
To participate in the survey, you simply have to:
- go to the following Web address: https://statistique.quebec.ca/e323e;
- enter your identifier;
- create a password; and
- complete the online questionnaire.
If necessary, you can exit the questionnaire and return to finish it at a more convenient time.
The Institut de la statistique du Québec will contact the participants who have not submitted their online questionnaire to obtain their answers by phone. If you are not available when we call, you can let us know what time would be more convenient for you.
Make sure you entered your identifier correctly.
You can contact the Institut de la statistique du Québec by phone at 1-800-561-0213 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
In your message, please mention the name of the survey from your invitation letter or the e-mail you received, as well as your name, your file number and contact information.
We will respond to your request within 24 hours during our office hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Yes. Your participation is important in order to provide the most accurate picture possible of museum attendance and to ensure that institutions of all sizes in all regions of Québec are well represented.
As set out in section 11 of the Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec, the chief statistician has the right to determine which requests for information are to be considered mandatory if he deems that such information is necessary to produce reliable statistics. The chief statistician has declared this survey mandatory.
As a result, you are legally obligated to fill out the survey. Under this Act, any person receiving a request for information by the Institut de la statistique du Québec to which a reply is mandatory must provide the information requested by the prescribed deadline and in the prescribed format.
You can view the Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec on Publications Québec’s website.
The Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec guarantees that the information you provide will be kept confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes. All the Institut de la statistique du Québec employees have taken an oath before a commissioner and are bound to maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of the data they collect.
The data provided by participants are known to and used only by authorized the Institut de la statistique du Québec personnel. Only aggregated survey results are made public to protect the anonymity of participants.
You can call the Institut de la statistique du Québec toll-free at 1-800-561-0213.
For more information, please contact the Direction de la gestion de la collecte by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone (toll-free) at 1-800-561-0213. Please mention the name of the survey indicated on your invitation letter or in the e-mail you received, as well as your name, file number, and contact information. You can reach us Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The survey results are published each quarter. To follow museum institution attendance trends, go to the website of the Institut de la statistique du Québec at statistique.quebec.ca/en/document/data-on-attendance-at-museum-institutions.
You can also view our publications on attendance at museum institutions at statistique.quebec.ca/en/document/attendance-at-museum-institutions.