These statistics cover the career grouping of Creative and Performing Artists (NOC 513), which includes Film, Television and Radio Producers.
Workers are employed in the following industries: Information and cultural industries (73%), Arts, entertainment and recreation (14%), Professional, scientific and technical services (6%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 74% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
Women represented 37% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Producers, Directors, Choreographers and Related Occupations) 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%.