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Interactive map of the geography of creativity in the UK

Select a sub-sector and metric and hover over areas to see how it ranks against the rest of the UK.

The shade of an area indicates its relative specialisation in the selected sector and variable.

​The figures for creative sub-sectors are for 2011-14, and for creative industries for 2014. The geographies used are 2011 Travel To Work Areas capturing local labour markets.

The maps were produced by James Gardiner using Leaflet.js, based on a data analysis by Juan Mateos-Garcia.

Read the Geography of Creativity report and access the data reports.

​This work contains statistical data from ONS which is Crown Copyright. The use of the ONS statistical data in this work does not imply the endorsement of the ONS in relation to the interpretation or analysis of the statistical data. This work uses research datasets which may not exactly reproduce National Statistics aggregates.

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James Gardiner

James Gardiner

James Gardiner

Data Developer

James worked on the Arloesiadur project, developing an innovation analytics platform for Welsh Government.

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Juan Mateos-Garcia

Juan Mateos-Garcia

Juan Mateos-Garcia

Head of Innovation Mapping

Juan is the head of innovation mapping at Nesta. There, he leads a team of data scientists, developers, visualisers and innovation experts working in projects using new datasets, ana...

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