Independent performers, artists and writers in the United States from 2000 to 2013 (in thousands)*
Number of independent artists, writers and performers in the U.S. 2000-2013
This statistic shows the number of independent writers, artists and performers in the United States from 2000 to 2013. In 2013, 765,790 people worked either part-time or full-time as independent performers, artists or writers.
Included are solo artists without employees working part-time or full-time in their artistic trade.
Independent performers, artists and writers in the United States from 2000 to 2013 (in thousands)*
Number of artists in thousands
2000508.61
2001525.92
2002553.78
2003570.58
2004595.85
2005639.15
2006646.87
2007679.25
2008676.18
2009687.7
2010710.33
2011730.02
2012748.92
2013765.79
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Number of independent artists, writers and performers in the U.S. 2000-2013
This statistic shows the number of independent writers, artists and performers in the United States from 2000 to 2013. In 2013, 765,790 people worked either part-time or full-time as independent performers, artists or writers.
Included are solo artists without employees working part-time or full-time in their artistic trade.
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