CREATIVE ECONOMY EMPLOYMENT IN THE EU AND THE UK A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

This research was commissioned by Nesta, and is part of an ongoing project to create internationally comparable statistics on the size, growth and geography of the creative economy. Thanks to Hasan Bakhshi and John Davies at Nesta for feedback, to Douglas Cameron, formerly at DCMS and Sean Milburn at ONS for assistance on Annual Population Survey and EU Labour Force Survey queries. Thanks also to Havard Lien, Fabienne Montaigne, Livio Dellabate, David Steffes and Tereza Wennerholm of Eurostat for their help with the EU data, and to Enrico Giovannini for his help and comments. This work includes analysis based on data from the Annual Population Survey, produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and supplied by the UK Data Service. The data is Crown copyright and reproduced with the permission of the controller of HMSO and Queen’s Printer for Scotland. The use of the ONS statistical data in this work does not imply the endorsement of the ONS in relation to the interpretation or analysis of the data.

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