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.
This annual update of information from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis takes into account the latest revisions to the Bureau's input/output model that is used for measuring national productivity. It also reflects a shift from gross national product (GNP) to gross domestic product (GDP) as the primary measure of production
This annual update of information from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis presents new data for 1987 and revises some data for 1985 and 1986 that was reported in Note #28. In addition to the updating material, similar to that in the previous Notes about the GNP, several important findings with regard to the composition of this data series are described.
Gross National Product (GNP) data for 1976 - 1981 with analysis of trends on the components for: admissions to nonprofit theaters, opera and other entertainments of nonprofit institutions; admissions to motion picture theaters; purchases of books and maps; purchases of radio and TV receivers, records and musical instruments; and admissions to spectator sports.
An update of information on the arts in the GNP that takes into account the introduction of a new input/output model of the U.S. economy. New estimates are provided for 1985 and the estimates for 1982 - 84 are updated utilizing the new model as well as more up-to-date data.
This annual update of information from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis presents new data for 1986 and revises some data for 1984 and 1985 that was reported in Note #20. In addition to the updating material, similar to that in the previous Notes about the GNP, an additional analysis is included for the first time in terms of per...