At a Glance: Creative + Media

Here are 13 facts on Singapore's Creative and Media industry. 


Left: The National Gallery is a brand new visual arts insti­tu­tion build­ing focused on displaying Southeast Asian Art. It is the largest visual arts venue and largest museum in Singapore.

Singapore is one of two cities in South-east Asia designated a Unesco creative city of design in December 2015.




In 2009, the media sector contributed S$23.9 billion in revenue to the economy.



In 2009, 66,000 workers were employed by the creative and media sectors. 




Singapore has the best IP protection in Asia. 


According to Deloitte, Singapore’s games and animation industries contributed S$1.5 billion in revenue to the economy and employed an estimated 11,000 workers in 2010.



More than 5,000 ticketed performances are held in Singapore annually. 


Singapore’s creative and media industry has a multilingual talent pool in both traditional and new media. 
  National Gallery Singapore, which opened in 201, is a brand new visual arts   institution that aims to strengthen Singapore’s role as a regional and  
  international hub for visual arts. This will be achieved through the display,           promotion, research and study of Southeast Asian and Singaporean art, and  
  hosting of international art exhibitions.




Singapore’s National Design Centre, a nexus for all things design-related, was launched in 2014 in the heart of the arts and cultural district.




The government has recognised the creative industry as a vital component in enhancing Singapore’s value proposition and engine of economic and social progression.




The Singapore creative and media industry includes TV broadcast and production, publishing and print, film, music, and interactive and digital media.
   Singapore has always been Asia’s gateway to the international  
   design market. From architecture and interior design to fashion and
   retail, its sophisticated consumer base provides a consistent    
   demand for the world’s top names in design.
Fusionopolis in one-north will bring together businesses from the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and creative sectors in an iconic new building with a gross floor area of 1.2 million ft2.
    Singapore’s gaming and animation sector is seeing rapid expansion with
    the establishment of top specialty schools like DigiPen and Interactive
    Digital Centre for 3D Visualisation at Temasek Polytechnic.