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The NUMERIC project (2007-2009)

Project website

NUMERIC Study Report: Main text and Appendices

An analysis of the state-of-the-art in measuring the progress of digitisation of cultural materials. Desk research findings report by Zinaida Manzuch


EU Special Interest Group on Cultural Heritage Digitisation Statistics (SIG-STATS)

Follow-up to the Numeric survey on cultural heritage digitisation statistics, Recommendations (2010)


European Group on Museum Statistics (EGMUS)



The European Library

Key Performance Indicator handbook



Cultural statistics



The ESSnet FINAL Report is the main result of two years of work on cultural statistics by the Working Group European Statistical System Network on Culture (ESSnet-Culture), coordinated by the Luxembourgish Ministry of Culture.


UNESCO Institute of statistics (UIS)

Statistics on cultural employment

UIS study on measuring the economic contribution of cultural industries

The UIS has published a handbook with an overview of current methods used in different countries worldwide to measure the economic contribution of cultural industries. It compares several approaches, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. The study will serve to support the development of a methodological handbook on measuring the contribution of the culture sector to economies.


CollectionsTrust (project coordinator)

The Cost of Digitising Europe’s Cultural Heritage, A Report for the Comité des Sages of the European Commission, Prepared by Nick Poole, the Collections Trust, November 2010.


Communication from the European Commission

Towards an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe (2014)