(NOC 5136)


These statistics cover the career grouping of Creative and Performing Artists (513), which includes Artists.

The majority of workers are employed in Arts, entertainment and recreation (81%) and the educational services (9%).

According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 74% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.

57% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.

Women represented 66% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.

This occupation (Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists) is part of a larger group called Creative and Performing Artists (NOC 513). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 25%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.

Modified on May 10, 2012