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UK Media and Publishing Industry

We’ve mapped the UK’s Media and Publishing industry using our Real-Time Industrial Classifications (RTICs). Find out more about this emerging sector through our innovative financial, company, funding, and growth data.

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What is Media and Publishing?

Media and Publishing is a broad term used to describe the publication of content online, in print or through a variety of other mediums. This includes agencies, organisations and groups involved in the production and distribution of information through broadcast, print, video, music and other forms of media.

The Media and Publishing industry in the UK is a broad and growing sector, ranging from broadcasting and video production companies right the way through to printing companies and publishing houses.

Media and Publishing sector summary

Key information you should know about the Media and Publishing sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • Media and Publishing has turnover of £17.91bn, meaning it is our 24th largest RTIC, and our 49th fastest growing sector.
  • The Media and Publishing sector has not received additional investor attention in recent years and the amount of venture capital funding is not increasing as fast as our other emerging economy sectors.
10,933
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£20,104,301,217
TOTAL TURNOVER
93,046
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£2,919,880,000
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£4,763,395
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
-1.4%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Media and Publishing verticals

Our Media and Publishing RTIC is made up of 5 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Broadcasting Services, Printing Services, Publishing Services. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0068 Media and Publishing 10933 companies

    Companies involved with the distribution of information in any form or medium.

    • Media and Publishing: Broadcasting Services

      Companies offering the technology and services that make broadcasting content possible.

      1548 companies
    • Media and Publishing: Printing Services

      Companies offering printing services

      3741 companies
    • Media and Publishing: Publishing Services

      Companies offering publishing services for printed media.

      2990 companies
    • Media and Publishing: Sound and Music production

      Companies engaged in sound recording and publishing.

      1658 companies
    • Media and Publishing: Video and Motion Graphics production

      Companies involved in the development of video content

      2090 companies

Media and Publishing industry growth

We estimate that the UK Media and Publishing sector could be worth almost £18bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -0.1%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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Dig deeper into the UK’s Media and Publishing Industry with our free 2023 RTIC report, which includes:

– Summary of RTIC data & industry performance
– Overview of key verticals
– Geographic analysis & breakdown
– Key insights & trends

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Real-Time Industrial Classifications (RTICs)

At The Data City we’re mapping the emerging economy through accurate and reliable real-time data. We’ve produced Real-Time Industrial Classifications (RTICs) for some of the UK’s fastest growing sectors, across over 350 industry verticals, including the Media and Publishing industry.

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