Cultural economy

Share of the cultural sector in gross value added

2019
2.64 %
Sunk -0.05 percentage points compared to 2018

Share of the employees in the cultural sector or in a cultural occupation

2020
4.2 %
Sunk -0.4 percentage points compared to 2019

Description

Subject of the presentation are various data on the economic importance of the culture area. The definition of the "cultural sector" and "cultural occupations" is based on the "Guide to Eurostat culture statistics, 2018 edition. The breakdown by cultural domains is based on the "2009 Unesco Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS)".

On the one hand, the enterprise-related data are derived from the Census of Local Units of Employment, which is carried out in the course of the Register-based Labour Market Statistics. On the other hand, the data on gross value added are taken from the Structural Business Statistics and the data body of the National Accounts. Data on "cultural goods" are taken from Foreign Trade Statistics. The Labor Force Survey is a sample survey conducted as part of the Microcensus and provides data on the employment and income of employees.

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Highlights

Enterprises and employees in the cultural sector 2019 (table)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Census of Local Units of Employment. Compiled on 5th May 2022.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Structural Business Statistics, National Accounts (Revision 2017) . Compiled on 9th May 2022.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Foreign Trade Statistics. Compiled on 9th May 2022.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Labour Force Survey. Compiled on 9th May 2022. Values with less than 6,000 persons are highly randomized.

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