The Economic Contribution of Australia’s Copyright Industries

On August 15, the Australian Copyright Council released a report on the economic contribution of Australia's copyright industries. The report was commissioned from PwC and found that in 2011 Australiaʼs copyright industries:

  • generated AUD$93.2 billion in economic activity (6.6 percent of GDP)

  • accounted for just over AUD$7 billion in exports (2.9 percent of all exports)

  • employed more than 906,000 people (8 percent of the nationʼs workforce)

The Copyright Council media release is here

The report, entitled 'The Economic Contribution of Australia’s Copyright Industries' can be found here.