Artists

(NOC 5136)
 

Statistics

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