Heritage and the Economy

The historic environment has a close connection to economic activity. A great many of our jobs and enterprises are dependent on, attracted to or based in historic buildings and spaces.

Heritage and the Economy 2018 summarises the findings from studies on heritage and economic activity, and also introduces new research: the Heritage Economic Estimate Indicators 2018.

Heritage Economic Estimate Indicators

The Heritage Economic Estimate Indicators is an Excel workbook spread sheet that provides detailed estimates of the national and regional economic impact of the heritage sector.

For a detailed breakdown of the estimates:

Heritage economy in the regions

We have also summarised the main findings from the workbook in a set of regional Heritage and the Economy documents:

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