Televisual: 63.9% of jobs in film and TV are held by men, 36.1% by women

Creative industry jobs on the rise, says DCMS

Creative industry jobs on the rise, says DCMS

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Tim Dams
30 June 2014
Employment within the UK creative industries has increased five times faster than the national average, according to new figures published by the Department for Culture Media and Sport.

The DCMS’ Creative Industries: Focus on Employment report says that there were 1.71m jobs in the creative industries in 2013, an increase of 10.1% since 2011.

The creative industries now account for around 1 in 18 jobs, or 5.6% of all jobs in the UK in 2013.

Almost a third of creative industry jobs are based in London, according to the report.

One in every ten job held by graduates in the UK is in the creative industries. The film and TV sector has the highest proportion of graduates in the creative industries, with 56.5% holding a degree or equivalent.

63.9% of jobs in film and TV are held by men, 36.1% by women.

The report found that a lower proportion of jobs in film and TV were filled by people in the BAME group (8.6%) than in the rest of the UK economy (10.1%).

(From: Televisual mag)

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