Informations and abstract
Keywords: statistics on culture, cultural statistics, conceptual frame, digital content, big data, cultural field, cultural and creative industries, UNE- SCO, EUROSTAT, FAANG, classification system, satellite account
The article focuses on a historical and technical look on two decades of public policies in the field of cultural statistics. It draws a mixed picture on both sides of the Atlantic about contemporary and future issues. These stakes require a rapid and powerful impulse, homogeneous and centripetal, characteristics which seem to be missing in official cultural statistics.