Fact of the Week #197

Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week #197: Arts and culture play a significant role in the economic activity of the country. The value-added to GDP by arts and cultural production is nearly five times greater than that of the agricultural sector. Arts and culture adds nearly $40 billion more than construction and $227 billion more than transportation and warehousing to the U.S. economy. www.arts.gov

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