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Creative Industries and Digital

In 2012 the creative industries sector in the UK employed 1.68 million people. It is worth over £70 billion per year to the UK economy, generating £8 million per hour.*

The digital economy comprises nearly 15% of all companies in the UK (2012). A skilled digitally literate workforce is essential to the growth of the UK’s innovation economy.


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*Creative Industries Economic Estimates – January 2014, DCMS
Measuring the UK’s Digital Economy with Big Data, NIESR, 2013Information Economy Strategy, HMG, 2013