The Social Situation of Artists in Austria 2018
The core of the report is an update of the 2008 survey in order to obtain information about employment, income and social security, the use of public grants, on issues concerning education and training, mobility and networking as well as on aspects of personal living conditions. The survey's target group were artists in the fields of visual arts, performing arts, music, literature and film and - for the first time - cultural educators. The survey was carried out by means of an online-questionnaire; in total 1,757 valid questionnaires were included in the analysis. The survey is complemented by an analysis of expert literature, secondary data and a description of the development over the last ten years.