The Economic Contribution of Australia’s Copyright Industries

On 15 August 2012, 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 Australia's 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)

You can find a copy of the report and a media release from the Copyright Council on their website.