2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Los Angeles Region and the State of California

Welcome to the digital home for the 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy. Started in 2007, the Otis Report on the Creative Economy chronicles the creative economy of Los Angeles and California through five creative industries through eight regions of the state. 

Key Findings for California

$650.3 Billion, Total Creative Economy Output in California
2.7 Million Jobs Generated, Within creative industry employment in California
$209.6 Billion in Labor Income 2018, Direct, indirect and induced in California

Industry Snapshots

Link to 2020 Architecture and Related Services page
Link to 2020 Creative Goods and Products page
Link to 2020 Entertainment and Digital Media page
Link to 2020 Fashion page
Link to 2020 Fine Arts and Performing Arts page

A Look at Los Angeles

$203.2 Billion Total Creative Economy Output in Los Angeles
Creative Industry Workers in Los Angeles
$67.0 Billion in LAbor Income, Direct, Indirect and Induced in Los Angeles
Creative Economy professionals

Regional Snapshots

Link to 2020 Bay Area page
Link to 2020 Capital Region page
Link to 2020 Central Coast page
Link to 2020 Central Valley page
Link to 2020 Inland Empire page
Link to 2020 San Diego and Imperial County page
Link to 2020 Southern California page
Link to 2020 Upstate California page

Report Sponsors

Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles
Endeavor Foundation
Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, Second District
Stuart Foundation
City National Bank
Moss Adams
Gallagher Insurance | Risk Management | Consulting

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