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Graphic Design & Illustration


Includes statistics such as:

  • Art market in the UK
  • Annual turnover of arts, entertainment and recreation enterprises in the UK
  • Number of enterprises operating as arts facilities in the UK
  • Annual gross value added (GVA) of the arts, entertainment and recreation sector in the United Kingdom (in million GBP)
  • Annual turnover of commercial art gallery businesses in the UK
  • Leading contemporary artists from the UK, by auction turnover

Other statistical databases

Books to help you prepare for creative jobs

a-n: The Artists Information Company

Trade journals

Trade journals or magazines are written for people working in the creative industry. They feature articles that focus on contemporary topics of interest to art professionals and will often include industry-specific advertising and job postings. Some useful graphic design trade journals are:

Market data