Arts Research Monitor

The Arts Research Monitor, created by Hill Strategies Research in 2002, provides synopses of qualitative and quantitative research findings in the arts and culture. The Monitor should be useful to artists, arts managers, funders, policy makers, researchers and others with an interest in learning more about the arts and culture. The Arts Research Monitor is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

22 June 2016

Estimates of the direct contribution of culture to GDP and employment in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut in 2014.

22 June 2016

Estimates of the direct contribution of culture to GDP and employment in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador in 2014.

22 June 2016

Estimates of the direct contribution of culture to GDP and employment in Ontario and Quebec in 2014.

22 June 2016

Estimates of the direct contribution of culture to GDP and employment in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba in 2014.

22 June 2016

Using the industry perspective, Statistics Canada estimates that the direct economic impact of culture industries (also known as value added or gross domestic product) was $61.7 billion in Canada in 2014, or 3.3% of the country’s GDP. In 2014, there were 700,100 jobs directly related to culture industries, or 3.9% of the 18.1 million jobs in the country.