NEA research shows surprising findings in three new Reports on the Arts
- When Going Gets Tough: Barriers and Motivations Affecting Arts Attendance
- A Decade of Arts Engagement: Findings from the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, 2002-2012
- The Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA)
â€¦for the first time the NEA can show a comprehensive view of a single year in the life of the arts and cultural sector from three different angles: supply, demand, and motivations for consumer behavior.
UK: Record High for Creative Industries
AsÂ reported by BBC News, the UKâ€™s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)Â published figures (.pdf)that show the UKâ€™s creative industries added Â£76.9bn to UK economy in 2013. In addition, creative industries accounted for 5.6% of all UK jobs.
The UKâ€™s creative industries are recognised as world leaders around the globe and todayâ€™s figures show that they continue to grow from strength to strength.
~UK Culture Secretary Sajid Javid
Clearly, it is time for all policy makers to recognize the enormous economic contribution the creative sector generates in job creation and overall GDP.
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