These Economic Estimates are Official Statistics used to provide an estimate of the contribution of DCMS Sectors to the UK economy, measured by GVA (gross value added).
These statistics cover the contributions of the following DCMS sectors to the UK economy;
- Civil Society
- Creative Industries
- Cultural Sector
- Digital Sector
They cover the contribution of the sectors the Office for Civil Society has responsibility for for the first time (responsibility for the Office for Civil Society was transferred from Cabinet Office to DCMS on 21 July 2016).
A definition for each sector is available in the associated methodology note along with details of methods and data limitations.
29 November 2017
Feedback and consultation
DCMS aims to continuously improve the quality of estimates and better meet user needs. In response to user requests, this release includes experimental statistics on GVA expressed in chained volume measures for the first time. DCMS particularly welcomes feedback on this element of the release. Feedback and responses should be sent to DCMS via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 January 2018.
The UK Statistics Authority
This release is published in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics (2009), as produced by the UK Statistics Authority. The Authority has the overall objective of promoting and safeguarding the production and publication of official statistics that serve the public good. It monitors and reports on all official statistics, and promotes good practice in this area.
The responsible statisticians for this release is Penny Allen (020 7211 2380). For further details about the estimates, or to be added to a distribution list for future updates, please email us at email@example.com.
The document above contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to this release. In line with best practice, the list has been kept to a minimum and those given access for briefing purposes had a maximum of 24 hours.