Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Ceisteanna (153)

Anne Rabbitte

Ceist:

153. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Taoiseach the classification of the entertainment sector in the national accounts. [11996/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

The entertainment sector is included under NACE REV.2 section R (Arts, entertainment and recreation). An excerpt of Table 21 of the National Income and Expenditure Annual Results showing the Gross value added at current basic prices for section R as well as the total is as follows:

Table 21 Gross Value Added at Current Basic Prices

NACE REV. 2 - section

NACE REV. 2 - division

Description

2011 - €m

2012 - €m

2013 - €m

2014 - €m

2015 - €m

2016 - €m

R

90-93

Arts, entertainment and recreation

1,895

1,722

1,782

1,765

1,765

1,863

 

 

Gross value added at current basic prices

157,082

160,308

164,382

177,007

243,181

255,358

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