Creative Numbers

Rob KingCreate Different

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Another quick post from me with more about the UK Creative Industries and some amazing facts & figures:

 

  • The number of UK jobs in creative occupations rose to 1.9m in 2014, three times the average job growth rate across the economy
  • This is an increase of 5.5% in the last two years this sector is growing, fast!
  • The sector contributed 76.9 billion to the UK economy in 2013, which equates to 8.8m per hour of Gross Value Added (GVA) or 146,000 a minute.
  • British Films generated $4.1billion at the box office in 2013 taking 11% of global box office receipts
  • British Artists accounted for one in eight albums sold in the US last year with a 12% market share for UK acts

 

Quite simply, we really are the best in the world at this stuff!

Deviate – Create Different and Rule Britannia.

 

Sources:

CI www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk

BFI www.bfi.org.uk

BPI https://www.bpi.co.uk