UK Creative Overview

UK Creative Overview

The UK has one of the most diverse and vibrant creative landscapes. Get the big picture with our overview of the creative industries.

 

NEWS: Record £7.9bn of UK advertising services exports NEWS: Record £7.9bn of UK advertising services exports

UK advertising services exports grew 15 per cent in 2018 to a record £7.9bn.

NEWS: UK creative services exports hit £32.7bn NEWS: UK creative services exports hit £32.7bn

The value of UK creative services exports rose by  21.1 per cent to £32.7bn, according to latest Government data.

UK-CHINA UK-CHINA

 

Opportunities for China-UK creative collaborations are growing. Hear the experiences of UK organisations, such as the maker of Titan the Robot (pictured). Cases in English and Chinese.

NEWS: Report outlines creative industries skills issues NEWS: Report outlines creative industries skills issues

New statistics on skills and migrant labour issues in the UK creative industries workforce.

News: Creative jobs grow News: Creative jobs grow

With two million jobs - three quarters of them outside London - the creative industries continue to drive employment growth in the UK economy.

Ones to Watch 2019 Report Ones to Watch 2019 Report

UK innovators are bringing together creativity and tech with transformative results.

NEWS: Creative services exports grow to £27bn NEWS: Creative services exports grow to £27bn

Exports of services from the UK creative industries rose 27.4 per cent in 2016, putting the UK well on track to hit a target of £31bn in service exports by 2020.

Why the UK? Why the UK?

Five reasons why the world's creative partner organisations choose the UK. 

Strategy Strategy

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

Facts and Figures Facts and Figures

UK creative industries generate more than £100bn a year to the UK economy and employ more than 2m people. Find latest data below.

News and Views News & Views

Read updates on the policies, events and data on the UK creative industries. Image: Rita Ora,  © JM Enternational, Courtesy BRIT Awards Limited/BPI.