Concepts and definitions

Active audience of cultural events

Has visited the theatre and/or dance performances and/or concerts at least six times per year and/or went to see an opera at least three times and/or a movie at least once a month.

Active participant in one form of physical exercise

Has participated in a certain form of physical exercise hobby regularly approximately once a week for at least a couple of months in the past 12 months.

Active physical exerciser

Participates in some physical exercise hobby on at least three days per week.

Audience of cultural events

Has visited one of the following cultural events at least once during a year: theatre, concert, opera, dance performance, film, festival.

Creative pursuit as a hobby

Has one of the following as a hobby: handicraft, writing, dancing, photography, gardening, fine arts, playing an instrument, singing, cooking, video photography, creating music (composing), recitation, acting.

Cultural audience

Has visited one of the following at least once during a year: theatre, concert, opera, dance performance, film, festival, art exhibition, museum.

In addition to the audience of cultural events, also persons that have visited art exhibitions or museums are included in cultural audience.

Cf. audience of cultural events.

Physical exerciser

Participates in some physical exercise hobby at least once a week.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Leisure survey [e-publication].
Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vpa/kas_en.html

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