CREATE Metric

Employment in the creative industries CREATE

In 2015, 374,500 people in the Los Angeles region were directly employed in the creative industries (18 percent of the workforce), with 665,800 total jobs (direct, indirect, and induced).

Source: 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Our target

The share of employees employed directly in the creative industries will be approximately 15 percent of the region’s workforce.

Percentage of employees employed directly in creative industries.
2015
18%
LA2050 Target
2050
15%