Creative Sector Job Growths

In terms of job growth, the creative industries portfolio seems to have performed well over the 2004 to 2014 period (Figure 1). Eight of the thirteen NAICS-based, target industry groups showed net job growth over the period. Six groups outperformed the overall state jobs annual growth rate of 1.1%. Cultural activities topped the list with 8.6% annual growth. This was followed by business consulting, art education, music, design services, and engineering/R&D services.