World-wide the Creative economy is growing stronger than nearly any other and is an essential component of a modern knowledge economy. UNCTAD have stated that the global market for creative goods has more than doubled from 2002 to 2015 to $509 Bn, and despite the financial crisis, trade in Creative goods had an average growth rate exceeding 7%. Similarly, global trade in Creative services has grown to 18.9% of all traded services by 2015.
Total Sales (2016)
Value of the Sector (2016)
Industries: 384 Craft, 1769 Cultural, 2730 Creative Industries