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=xecutine sueearq ;udturad an\ creatine in\ustries ;;A! _enerate MK*$*-(b o^ renenues an\ *1&- eiddion bobs oord\oi\e CCI revenu es w orldw ide ex ceed t h ose of t elecom services ( U S $ 1 , 5 7 0 b glob ally ) , and su rpass India’ s G D P ( U S $ 1 , 9 0 0 b ) . W it h in t h e t ot al, t h e t op t h ree earners are t elevision ( U S $ 4 7 7 b ) , visu al art s ( U S $ 3 9 1 b ) , and new spapers and magaz ines ( U S $ 3 5 4 b ) . W it h 2 9 . 5 million j ob s, CCI employ 1 % of t h e w orld’ s act ive popu lat ion. T h e t op t h ree employ ers are visu al art s ( 6 . 7 3 m) , b ook s ( 3 . 6 7 m) and mu sic ( 3 . 9 8 m) . L`e cudturad an\ creatine oord\ is eudtihodar 9kia%Hacific accomntk for MK/,+Z in revenme ++ of _loZal ;;A kalek! and )*&/e boZk ,+ of ;;A boZk w orldw ide) . T h e Asian mark et is driven b y a large popu lat ion, and t h e region is h ome t o CCI leaders, su ch as T encent , CCT V and Y omiu ri S h imb u n. E u rope and N ort h America are t h e second and t h ird largest CCI earcetk& Loday Datin 9eerica$ and 9frica inclmdin_ t`e Eiddle =akt ranc fomrt` and fift`$ rekhectively È b u t CCI play ers see great development opport u nit ies in t h ese t w o regions. T h ou gh sy mb iot ic, each w orld region is developing a moment u m of it s ow n. ;udturad an\ creatine content \rines t`e \i_itad econoeq CCI are a locomot ive of t h e online economy — cont rib u t ing U S $ 2 0 0 b t o glob al digit al sales in 2 0 1 3 . Cu lt u ral and creat ive cont ent also pow ers sales of digit al devices, w h ich t ot aled U S $ 5 3 0 b in 2 0 1 3 . D igit al cu lt u ral goods are, b y far, t h e b iggest revenu e sou rce for t h e digit al economy , generat ing U S $ 6 6 b of B 2 C sales in 2 0 1 3 and U S $ 2 1 . 7 b of advert ising revenu es for online media and free st reaming w eb sit es. ;udturad hro\uction is qoun_$ incdusine an\ entrehreneuriad ;reative activitiek contriZmte ki_nificantly to yomt` eehloyeent and careerk in ;;A are relatively ohen t o people of all ages and b ack grou nds. In E u rope, CCI sect ors t y pically employ ed more people aged 1 5 – 2 9 y ears t h an any ot h er sect or. Creat ive indu st ries also t end t o favor t h e part icipat ion of w omen compared w it h more t radit ional indu st ries. S t at ist ics compiled b y t h e U K G overnment sh ow ed t h at w omen accou nt ed for more t h an 5 0 % of people employ ed in t h e mu sic indu st ry in 2 0 1 4 ( vs. 4 7 % in t h e act ive popu lat ion overall) . M oreover, creat ion is driven b y small b u sinesses or individu als, giving rise t o agile and innovat ive employ ers. M ore t h an h alf ( 5 3 % ) of Canadian gaming developers say t h ey are independent operat ors. In t h e U S , art ist s are 3 . 5 t imes more lik ely t o b e self- employ ed t h an U S w ork ers overall. | 8 Cultural times L`e Õrst _dobad eah o^ cudturad an\ creatine in\ustries

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