New research from the Bureau of Communications and Arts Research shows that cultural and creative activities contributed $111.7 billion to Australia’s economy in 2016-17. The new working paper, Cultural and creative activity in Australia 2008-9 to 2019-17 shows a 30% in the value of cultural and creative activity, from $86 billion in 2008-09 to $111.7 billion in 2016-17.

Activities contributing the most to the economy were design ($42.8 billion), fashion ($14.2 billion), and broadcasting, electronic or digital media and film ($9.7 billion) in 2016-17.

Download a copy of the report from the Bureau of Communications and Arts Research website.

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