The Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre’s (Creative PEC) latest report, Arts, Culture and Heritage: Audiences and Workforce, published today, is the first to use census data from 2021 to document the demographics of the sector’s workforce.

The research found 90% of people working across arts, culture and heritage are white, compared with 85% the general workforce figure.

The Creative PEC’s ‘State of the Nations’ series analyses the latest data across four thematic areas to inform the development of policies relating to the creative industries. Their scope is the whole of the United Kingdom, and wherever possible data is presented for all the nations and regions.

Read the full report here.