Posted on 18th march 2018 by the eric team
LOOKING FOR INVESTMENT?
You want money? You need to convince those rich folks that the area you’re in is a safe bet and that the odds are in your favour. These stats and figures about the creative industries can help you get the dollar you need to grow…
JOBS FOR THE FUTURE
If the creative industries keep growing at the same pace, they could create 900,000 new creative industries jobs by 2030. That’s an expanding area to invest in, if ever I heard one.
THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ARE GROWING
In 2017, the creative sector contributed £101.5bn gross value added (GVA). What investor wouldn’t want to be in that money maker??
LONG LIVE HUMANS
87% of creative jobs are at low or no risk of automation. That means no robots here.
IT’S GROWING FASTER THAN ANY OTHER SECTOR
Between 2010 and 2017, gross value added (GVA) rose by 53.1% in the creative industries - much faster than the 29.7% increase in the economy as a whole during the same period. Money money money!
HELPING THE ECONOMY
Between 2010 to 2016, creative industries have grown in every region of the UK. Scots and Northerners are getting extra creative as the creative industries in the North East and Scotland grew by a hefty 47%.
EVERYONE WILL WANT TO WORK THERE
The number of people from BAME backgrounds in the creative industries increased by 14.9% between 2015 and 2016 - two and a half times greater than that of the UK workforce.
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