6.1%
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)
33%
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)
7%
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)