discover the creative industries

Discover the Creative Industries

Here are some facts you may not have known about the Creative Industries.

£92bn

The cultural and creative sector is currently worth £92 billion, and the most resilient to automation.

95,000

Westminster’s creative industry employs a total of 95,000 people.

40%

40% of the motion picture, television and other theatrical casting employment in the UK is based in Westminster.

80

Over 80 awards, including Oscars and BRIT awards have been won by organisations based in Westminster.

60%

Almost 60% of people are reported to be in good health if they have visited a cultural event or venue in the last 12 months.

JOBS

Students who study arts based subjects are more employable and more likely to stay employed.

3x

Students from low-income families who take part in arts activities at school are three times more likely to get a degree.

SAFER

Cultural participation can contribute to making communities feel safer and stronger.

HEALTH

Levels of subjective wellbeing is reportedly higher in those engaging in arts and culture.

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