Creative Individuals Workforce Survey

Closed 26 May 2023

Opened 17 Apr 2023


The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is Northern Ireland's arts development agency; supporting the arts and creative sector through grant distribution, strategic programmes and research and evaluation. 

If you are an individual artist or employees within arts organsiations and creative businesses we would love to hear from you.

This survey can be completed in around 15 minutes depending on how much information you wish to share. 

Through this survey we want to understand the skills within the creative workforce and what it is like to progress in the sector. 

Privacy Note

We won't ask for your name, but we will ask you if we can anonymously share your responses with development agencies that could contribute towards arts and creative industries policy development. 

All the information you provide will be treated in strict confidence and will not be used to identify you personally. The analysis will be carried out on an anonymous basis under the guidelines of the GDPR.

ACNI's privacy policy can be found at the link below:

Privacy Policy | Arts Council NI (

Anonymised comments may be published our website and anonymised information will be shared with Creative and Cultural Skills to assist in our understanding of the analysis.

Why your views matter

Your insight into these issues are vital for Arts Council of Northern Ireland to understand challenges faced by the sector, explore ways to help workers, and to make the case for funding to tackle these challenges.


  • All stakeholders


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