The percentage of U.S. artists who said they were fully unemployed because of the pandemic, according to responses from 11,000 artists surveyed by the non-profit Americans for the Artists. COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers (Apr 2020)
The percentage of individuals who applied or planned to apply for Canada’s Emergency Relief Benefit and also identified as self-employed. Canada Council for the Arts survey on emergency federal aid (Apr 2020)
The percentage of (primarily) small Canadian arts and culture organizations who said that they wouldn’t survive the year despite government aid. Survey Of Arts + Culture Sector Re: Canada Covid-19 Response (May 2020)
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