Analysis of the incomes of artists, arts leaders, and all cultural workers, including differences by gender
My analysis shows that there are more than 38,000 racialized artists in Canada, including nearly 25,000 Asian artists and 6,400 Black artists
Income levels vary between cisgender men, cisgender women, transgender people, and non-binary people
Representation is very high among artists
Also: Has there been progress in decreasing the gender wage gap?
My analysis based on the Labour Force Survey
In most provinces, women are a majority of artists but a minority of arts leaders
Women are a huge majority of dancers but a small minority of producers, directors, conductors, and composers
Another indicator of the precarity of cultural workers
Women are neither fully represented nor equally paid in arts leadership positions, according to my analysis of 2021 census data
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