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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-15225: Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 12 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many people are employed in Scotland's film and video sector.

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop 22 March 2018

Statistics on employment in the creative industries are available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Publications/GrowthSectors/Database .

The data is broken down by sector, including ‘film and video’, and the most recent data is:

 

2016

Employment, Scotland - film and video

3,665

Source: Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) (via the Growth Sector Statistics Database)

Note: Employment estimates from BRES include employees plus the number of working owners who receive drawings or a share of the profits but are not paid via PAYE. However, the employment estimate does not include those who are self-employed operating below the VAT threshold with no employees.