Music Industry Research and Reports

We've compiled some research to better understand the music industry.

Here are a few key findings from these reports:

Live Performance Australia’s Ticket Attendance and Revenue Report 2018 reports that Tasmania witnessed the third-highest growth in contemporary music revenue of 17.0% (to $19.0m) and the highest growth in attendance in 2018 of 67.1% (to 0.7m) nationally.

Contemporary music contributed over 4.5 million to Tasmania’s economy through ticket sales in 2018.

Tasmania’s Core Night-Time Economy (NTE) has increased its establishment base at the fastest rate nationally, driven by strong increases in Entertainment (+6.5%) with this growth flowing through to employment (+1.4%) and turnover (+6.2%).

Music supports 283 Full Time and 254 Part Time jobs in Tasmania, earning $12.58 million in wages and returning $1.81 million in taxation revenue.

82 329 thousand Tasmanian’s attended a contemporary live music performance last year.

1442 songwriter members of APRA AMCOS who live in Tasmania shared in over $300 000 in copyright royalties in 2019.

There are 46 dedicated live music venues in Hobart and 12 in Launceston and regional Tasmania.

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