Arts and Recreation Services is a relatively small industry that employs workers in a range of activities including the operation of museums, casinos, parks and gardens, creative and performing arts, and professional and recreational sports.
There has been strong employment growth in this industry over the past five years, despite employment falling slightly over the past year.
This is a relatively young workforce (27% are aged 15 to 24 years) and nearly half are employed part-time. Workers in this industry are most commonly employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (30% of employment) or Professionals (23%).
This industry is projected to have relatively strong employment growth over the five years to May 2023 (up by 8.7%), mainly driven by growth in the Sports and Recreation Activities sector.
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (trend and annual averages of original data); ABS, Education and Work; Department of Jobs and Small Business, Industry Employment Projections; NCVER, Apprentices and Trainees
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