The percent increase in the number of working artists counted as part of the U.S. labour force between 2006 and 2017. “Artists and Other Cultural Workers: A Statistical Portrait” (Apr 2019)
The percentage of U.S. adults who personally perform or create artworks, as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2018. “State‐Level Estimates of Arts Participation Patterns” (2017-2018) (Dec 2019)
The percent difference between EU artists who had two or more jobs in 2019 versus the rest of the workforce. According to that poll 96% of workers held a single job in 2019 while only 89% of workers identifying as artists enjoyed the same focus. “Culture statistics – cultural employment” (2019)