Comment 81379

By Garrett (anonymous) | Posted October 02, 2012 at 13:39:02 in reply to Comment 72860

Creative math circa 2006:

The Creative Trident approach reveals that Hamilton employs a total of 7,100 people in the creative sector.

Employment In Creative Industries
Creative Occupations: 1,915
Support occupations in creative industries: 1,395

Employment In Other Industries
Creative Occupations: 3,790

Total Employment
Creative Occupations: 5,705
Support occupations in creative industries: 1,395

http://www.iechamilton.ca/June2011-HTAB.html


Compare to Toronto: "The creative sector employs over 100,000 people from a broad range of product producing and service providing industries....With 28,000 designers, Toronto is Canada's design capital... Toronto is home to over 500 apparel manufacturers. Toronto's annual wholesale shipment of clothing and apparel is approximately $1.5 billion....In 2009 production companies spent a total of $877.84 million on films produced in Toronto. The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) generates an annual economic impact of $170 million CAD....The music industry in the Toronto region is one of the most concentrated in North America. The music industry has a larger share of the region's employment than New York, NY and Austin, TX....Toronto has the 3rd largest theatre scene in the world behind New York and London. Toronto has 123 not-for-profit performing arts groups."

http://www.investtoronto.ca/Business-Toronto/Key-Business-Sectors/Creative-Industries.aspx#creative-industries-facts

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