Canadian Culture Satellite Account (CSA)

The following describes the concepts, methods and sources of the Canadian Culture Satellite Account (CSA) developed by Statistics Canada.

The CSA provides measures of the economic importance of culture (inclusive of the arts and heritage) and sport by province and territory in terms of output, gross domestic product and employment, for a reference year.

The CSA is a product of both the Canadian Framework for Culture Statistics (CFCS) and the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts (CSMA). The CFCS provides the guiding principles to define and identify cultural economic activity, whereas the CSMA provides the mechanism and data to derive the estimates.

The development of the CSA is funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage and its partners:

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