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Infographics

updated
February 28, 2021
Published on:
August 6, 2020
November 25, 2020

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UK Creative Industries - Value

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The Gross Value Added (GVA) of the UK creative industries was provisionally estimated at £115.9bn in 2019 current prices. This is equivalent to contributing approximately £13.2m every hour at current prices (i.e. before adjusting for inflation).  Since 2010, GVA has increased by more than 43 per cent, or more than twice as fast as the UK economy.

UK Creative Industries - Exports

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The UK creative industries exported £35.6bn of services in 2018, the latest available year of data. Exports of creative services account for 12 per cent of all UK service exports. The value of these exports grew by 8.9 per cent between 2017 and 2018. Read the exporting guide.

UK creative economy - jobs

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The UK creative industries accounted for 2.1m jobs in total in 2019, with the two thirds of those outside London. This represents more than twice the rate of growth of jobs in the rest of the economy. About one third of the workforce are self-employed.

Creative Industries data tool

A Government data tool enables you to visualise trends over time in the development of the creative industries and other areas covered by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

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(Above: This data tool enables users to visualise statistics and trends from the creative industries)

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Download images you can use as email signatures based on the value (Gross Value Added) generated by the creative industries every hour, every day or per head of UK population.

Politicians' perceptions of the creative industries

Working with Dod's Information, this website conducts annual surveys of perceptions of the UK creative industries among Members of the UK Parliament.

MP Perceptions Bar Chart
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MPs perceptions Arrow Chart (600px)
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You can also download an infographic on devolution here.

Nesta interactive visualisations

Nesta has created a series of interactive data visualisations of the UK creative economy. This includes visualisations of who hires creatives, a geographical map of the creative industries and a visualisation of the creative economy workforce.

Markus Winkler

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