Cultural employment down in 2019
"In 2019, 631,000 people were included in cultural employment in Turkey with a decrease of 2.6% compared to 2018," TÜİK said.
It added that 53.2% of the cultural employees were males and 46.6% were females last year.
"61% of the people in cultural employment were in the 30-54 age group, 29.2% in the 15-29 age group and 9.7% in the 55 and over age group," the institute said.
In 2019, 41.5% of the total cultural employment was graduated from the schools lower than high school, 36.1% from tertiary education and 22.2% from high school and vocational high school.
The 87.6% of the people in cultural employment had a cultural occupation, while the share of handicraft workers was 39.6%, the share of architects, planners and surveyors was 18.1% and the share of creative and performing artists was 9.2%, TÜİK noted.