These figures are for the career group Graphic Designers and Illustrators, which includes Animators.
Workers are employed in a variety of industries: Professional, scientific and technical services (48%), Manufacturing (20%), Information and cultural industries (13%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 46% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
87% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 42% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Graphic Designers and Illustrators) is part of a larger group called Creative Designers and Craftspersons (NOC 524). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 16%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.