The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released new figures showing that the creative industries, including the games sector, are now worth £91.8bn in Gross Value Added (GVA) to the UK economy.
Creative Skillset have published results of an Employment Survey conducted in Autumn 2015, giving a picture of diversity in the workplace across the creative industries. The survey asked for information about number of employees and freelancers in specific occupational groups, including numbers of women and Black, Asian and or Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups in the sector.
The UK's creative industries are now worth a record £84.1 billion to the UK economy, according to new figures released today by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. This growth is up 8.9 per cent from 2013 - almost double the pace of the UK economy as a whole.
Creative industries reach record high : Ukie's Jo Twist responds
Today, government announced in an official release that the Creative Industries have reached a record high, worth £8.8m per hour to the UK economy.
Our CEO, Dr Jo Twist gave a statement regarding the figures: