The creative economy in 2022 amounted to
Figure 1. Gross Value Added (GVA) and Percent Share
of Creative Economy to GDP at Current Prices, 2018 to 2022
The creative economy is composed of the following industries: Audio and audiovisual media activities; Digital interactive goods and service activities; Advertising, research and development, and other artistic service activities; Symbols and images and other related activities; Media publishing and printing activities; Music, arts and entertainment activities; Visual arts activities; Traditional cultural expression activities; and Art galleries, museums, ballrooms, conventions and trade shows, and related activities.
Of the creative industries, Symbols and images and other related activities had the highest share of
In 2022, there were
Figure 2. Percent Share of Employment in Creative Economy
by industry, 2018 to 2022
This Press Release on creative economy is based on the results of the pilot study done by the technical staff of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Since the methodology is currently being refined for presentation later to the PSA Board, the results are considered preliminary. The PSA plans to institutionalize the compilation of the Philippine Creative Economy Satellite Accounts subject to the approval of the PSA Board and provision of budgetary support from the national government.
For more information, the statistical tables, infographics, and technical notes can be accessed at //hkdma.com/creative-economy.
CLAIRE DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General