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Creative industries

Diverse creative scene

Zurich is Switzerland's most important creative location. At the interface between culture and business, the creative industries provide sustainable impulses with innovative services and products and stimulate other areas of the economy and society. It makes a significant contribution to the diversification of the urban sector structure and offers a wide range of jobs and job profiles.


Networking at Creative Zurich Wednesday

The city and canton of Zurich organize two to three Creative Zurich Wednesdays a year. The event connects the exponents of the creative scene and gives interested outsiders an insight into their work.

Showcase of the creative industries

The website makes the achievements and competencies of the creative industries in the Zurich area more visible and portrays the exponents.

Submarkets City of Zurich (2018)

 Workplaces Full-time equivalents 
Architecture Market19307544
Book Market5671471
Design Economy20443435
Performing Arts Market3821395
Music industry10152526
Phonotechnical market60318
Press Market8574827
Broadcasting market202831
Software / Games Industry127612143
Advertising market5423238
Total Creative Industries City of Zurich10 20942 405
Total Creative Industries Canton of Zurich18 86862 778

Shares submarkets (2018)

Tooltipp: Anteile am Cluster in Prozent und absoluten Zahlen

Development of creative industries and overall economy City of Zurich, 2012 to 2018

Source: Statistical Office of the Canton of Zurich

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