infographics

 

Visualise the contribution of the creative industries and creative practitioners to the UK's economy through this series of infographics. These are available to download and share freely.

 

UK creative economy - jobs

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The UK creative economy comprises jobs in the creative industries and creative jobs which are in non-creative organisations (e.g. design or marketing teams within manufacturers). It comprises an estimated 3.04m jobs or 1 in 11 of all UK jobs.

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Published: July 2017.

 

UK creative industries - exports

 Creative Industries Exports - 2017 update (600px)

The UK creative industries exported £21.2bn of services in 2015, the latest available year of data. Exports of creative services account for 9.4 per cent of all UK service exports, and grew by 44.3 per cent between 2010 and 2015.

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Published: July 2017.

 

UK creative industries - value

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The Gross Value Added (GVA) of the UK creative industries was estimated to total £87.4bn in 2015, equivalent to almost £10 for every hour. Since 2014, the GVA of the creative industries has increased by 7 per cent. Between 2010 and 2015, GVA rose by 34 per cent in the creative industries, compared to 17.4 per cent in the economy as a whole during the same period.

Updated: August 2016.

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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. 

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Published: January 2016.

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 MP Perceptions Bar Chart

Published: January 2016.

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MPs perceptions Arrow Chart (600px)

Published: January 2016.

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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.