Interactive Media is a Key contributor to culture products GDP
According to Stats Canada’s Provincial & Territorial Culture Indicators report, released last month the direct economic impact of culture products was estimated at $54.6 billion in Canada in 2014, or 3 per cent of Canada’s GDP.
The employment estimate was 630,500 in 2014, or 3.5 per cent of all jobs in the country.
Some key contributors to the culture products GDP include:
Audio-visual and interactive media: $18.4 billion
Visual and applied arts: $11.2 billion
Written and published works: $9.7 billion
Live performance: $2.5 billion
Heritage and libraries: $0.8 billion
Sound recording: $0.6 billion
Audio-visual and interactive media (+4.7%) contributed more than half of the overall growth in culture GDP in Canada in 2014.
GDP of culture industries in Saskatchewan advanced 3.1% in 2014 after increasing 1.9% in
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