South African Cultural Observatory

Employment in the Cultural and Creative Industries in South Africa

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Employment in the Cultural and Creative Industries in South Africa This report used data from the Labour Market Dynamics Survey to determine the size of employment in cultural occupations and industries in South Africa in 2015. It made use of the UNESCO (2009) Framework for Cultural Statistics to define the sector. This includes people working in sectors traditionally classed as cultural or creative (such as fine art, performing art, film, museum, libraries, music, craft etc.) as well as the more commercial sectors (such as designers, architects, advertising and computer programming).
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