This chapter presents information about persons employed in a cultural occupation for their main job, as classified by the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) 2006 (cat. no. 1220.0). The cultural occupations included were selected on the basis of inclusion in the Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications (ACLC) (Second Edition) (cat. no. 4902.0).
Of all those employed in Australia in the week prior to the 2011 Census, 310,723 (3.1%) persons had their main job in a cultural occupation. Of those employed in a cultural occupation, the largest numbers were Graphic Designers (25,513), Ministers of Religion (16,082) and Architects (14,971). (Table 4)