The Design Economy

The Design Economy is the the Design Council's 2015 report on the value of design to the UK economy. In 2013 the design economy generated £71.7bn in gross value added (GVA), equivalent to 7.2% of total GVA.

The report expands on our previous research by looking beyond the traditional definition of the design sector. In doing so, it provides the most thorough and accurate view of design's contribution to the UK economy ever produced.

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