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Finding Data: Data on Art, Culture, & Leisure - Non USA

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    Art, Culture, & Leisure - Brazil :: Art, Culture, & Leisure - Canada :: Art, Culture, & Leisure - Europe :: Art, Culture, & Leisure - Palestine ::

  • Content Analysis of Asian Newspapers: 1962, 1966, 1970, 1972
    Examined the content of news items that appeared in newspapers from Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Singapore during the last 3 months of 1962, 1966, 1970, and 1972. Included were news items covering domestic events in Japan, relations between Japan and the other 3 countries, relations between Japan and the rest of the world, domestic events in Thailand, Indonesia, and Singapore, their relations among themselves, and their relations with the rest of the world. Further data were collected during 1970 concerning relations between Thailand, Indonesia, and Singapore and the following countries: United States, Great Britain, Australia, West Germany, and the Netherlands. Variables document the source and publication date of the news items and outline the structure of the events. The study identifies actors, targets, and issues and provides evaluations of the actors' behavior and their interactions.

  • Ethnologue Global Dataset (19th ed.)
    Raw linguistic data used to create the Ethnologue. Note that this dataset does not include commentary, but rather, data fields with simple values that can be submitted to statistical analysis. Consists of 3 files: (1) Language Data: ISO codes, language families, statuses, country counts, centroid points, and more for 7,457 languages. (2) Country Data: Language counts, literacy rates, populations, diversity indices, and more for 237 countries. (3) Language-in-Country Data: 11,177 listings of data specific to a particular language within a particular country where it is used.

  • Ethnologue: Languages of the World
    An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages. Searchable by country, language size, and language family. Also see Ethnologue Global Dataset (19th ed.).

  • GDELT Project
    GDELT monitors print, broadcast, and web news media in over 100 languages from across every country in the world to keep continually updated on breaking developments anywhere on the planet. Its historical archives stretch back to January 1, 1979 and update daily (soon to be every 15 minutes). Through its ability to leverage the world's collective news media, GDELT moves beyond the focus of the Western media towards a far more global perspective on what's happening and how the world is feeling about it. "The GDELT Project is an initiative to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the world, connecting every person, organization, location, count, theme, news source, and event across the planet into a single massive network that captures what's happening around the world, what its context is and who's involved, and how the world is feeling about it, every single day."

  • NADAC - National Archive of Data on Arts & Culture
    Digital archive of data on arts and culture. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. Replaced CPANDA.

  • National Sample Survey. Literacy and Culture. India. Round 47 (1991)

  • People's Choice -- Survey on Chinese Public Attitudes Toward the Visual Arts (1995)
    The survey had 3 objectives: (1) to gauge the importance of art in the daily lives of the Chinese People; (2) to measure the public art preferences. Specifically, what kinds of paintings appeal most and what appeal least to the Chinese viewers; and (3) to probe the public attitudes toward arts and artists. Includes comparison with Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Iceland, Kenya, Portugal, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the USA.

  • Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities (1996+)
    Conducted every 5 years. Summary results for Japan.

  • World Press Trends Database (2000+)
    Provides summary statistics and trends for the newspaper industry worldwide.

This page last updated: October 21, 2009