Facts and figures

Facts and figures

UK creative industries generate £87.4bn a year to the UK economy. Find out latest available data below. 

NEWS: Creative industries job growth Creative jobs outgrow UK average

UK creative industries employment is growing at four times the rate of the UK workforce as whole, according to official statistics.







NEWS: Creative industries add £87.4bn to UK economy NEWS: Creative industries add £87.4bn to UK economy

Find out how the creative industries earn almost £10m every hour for the UK.

Strategy Strategy

Read about and join the campaign to grow the UK creative industries.

Employment figures UK Creative Employment

Total employment in the creative economy increased by 5.1 per cent between 2014 and 2015 to 2.9m jobs.

Creative investing - tax reliefs Creative investing - tax reliefs

Summarising the film, TV and games projects that have benefited from tax relief.

Infographics Infographics

Visualize the creative economy's contribution to the UK using these infographics.

Research and publications Research and publications

A collection of relevant reports about the UK creative industries.

UK Firsts UK Firsts

The 3D cinema ad for Women's Aid (pictured on pre-rollover) enabled viewers to intervene from in a scene of domestic violence. Read other examples of UK creative innovations.

UK Futures UK Futures

A collection of key predictions and forecasts from across the creative industries including advertising, digital media, and other factors.