Official Statistics

Creative Industries Statistics July 2017

Statistics on the take-up and cost of film, high-end television, animation, video games, children’s television and theatre tax relief.



This annual release provides information on the creative industries’ tax reliefs for film, high-end television (HETV), animation, video games, children’s television and theatre. Children’s television and theatre are included for the first time. Statistics are provided on the number of productions claiming tax relief, the amounts of expenditure, number of tax relief claims and amounts claimed. This publication reports on years up to 31st March 2017 and is based on data available at the end of June 2017.

Published 20 July 2017