The value of craft skills to the future of making in Australia

Analysis & Policy Observatory,
05 September 2023, Australia

This report draws upon findings from an Australian Research Council–funded research project that sought to identify where the craft skills required to sustain and grow future making are located across the national economy. The project found that in 2021 Australia’s craft economy employed 116,538 people (1.1% of the total workforce) and generated $AU19.2 billion gross value added (1.0% of the total).