This document sets out the methodology behind the Economic Estimates for DCMS Sectors. They are Official Statistics published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
These Economic Estimates are Official Statistics used to provide an estimate of the contribution of DCMS Sectors to the UK economy, measured by gross value added (GVA) at basic price, employment, imports and exports of services and goods, and the number of businesses.
These statistics cover the contributions of the following DCMS sectors to the UK economy;
- Civil Society
- Creative Industries
- Cultural Sector
- Digital Sector
A definition for each sector is available in the associated methodology note along with details of methods and data limitations.
A spreadsheet providing an interactive tool to identify which goods product codes are within each DCMS Sector and sub-sector has also been added to aid users.
These statistics are produced in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics