Cultural Employment, 2018
The 50% of cultural employment was females
The 50% of the cultural employees were males and 50% were females in 2018.
Cultural employment, 2017-2018
The 62.5% of the cultural employment was in the 30-54 age group
According to age groups, 62.5% of the people in cultural employment were in the 30-54 age group, 29% in the 15-29 age group and 8.6% in the 55 and over age group.
The 45.5% of people in cultural employment had education below high school
When analyzed according to the completed education level, 45.5% of the cultural employment was graduated from the schools lower than high school, 32.1% from tertiary education and 22.4% from high school and vocational high school.
The 59% of the cultural employment was regular or casual employee
Looking at the prevalence of cultural employment, 59% was regular or casual employee and 41% worked as employer, self-employed or unpaid family worker. The 71.3% of the people in cultural employment were working full-time while 28.7% were working part-time. The weekly average normal working time of persons in cultural employment was 37.7 hours.
The share of handicraft workers was 44.6%
The 87.3% of the people in cultural employment had a cultural occupation while 12.7% of the people in cultural employment had non-cultural occupations. According to cultural occupation groups, the share of handicraft workers was 44.6%, the share of architects, planners and surveyors was 14% and the share of creative and performing artists was 10%.
The share of architectural and specialised design activities was 10.5%
The 31% of the people in cultural employment had worked in cultural sectors while 69% of the people in cultural employment had worked in non-cultural sectors. According to cultural activities domain, the share of workers in “architectural and specialised design activities” was 10.5%, the share of “creative arts, performing arts and entertainment” workers was 6.8% and that of “programming, publishing and broadcasting activities” was 4.3%.
The next release on this subject will be on June 2020.
Cultural employment indicators began to be produced from 2014 for Turkey, taking into account Eurostat’s norms and standards and using the Household Labor Survey data, within the framework of the methodology recommended by the final report on “European Union Cultural Statistics”. In this release, it was aimed to measure the population working in cultural activities and occupations, determine its contribution to the total labor force and provide information on the cultural, economic and social conditions of the population working in the cultural occupations.
The final report on “European Union Cultural Statistics” described cultural employment according to occupation classification ISCO-08 and economic activity classification NACE Rev.2. In this framework, all persons working in cultural and non-cultural occupations in the field of cultural activity and cultural occupations in the non-cultural activity were accepted as cultural employment.
Legal Notice: The information in this article is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended for professional information purposes specific to a person or an institution. Every institution has different requirements because of its own circumstances even though they bear a resemblance to each other. Consequently, it is your interest to consult on an expert before taking a decision based on information stated in this article and putting into practice. Neither MuhasebeNews nor related person or institutions are not responsible for any damages or losses that might occur in consequence of the use of the information in this article by private or formal, real or legal person and institutions.