Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Record Production - 51221

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in record production. These establishments contract with musical artist, and arrange and finance the production of original master recordings. Establishments in this industry hold the copyright to the master recording and derive most of their revenues from selling, leasing, and licensing master recordings.

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    Establishments in this industry do not have their own duplication or distribution capabilities.

    Example Activities:
    Production of master recordings, exclusive of distribution
    Publishing and reproducing audio materials in integrated facilities
    Record production (except independent record producers), without duplication or distribution
    Record production companies (producing only)

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    mass duplication of sound recordings (see 334610 Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical
    media)
    wholesaling (distribution of finished products, bought for resale, including imports) sound recordings (see
    414440 Sound recording merchant wholesalers)
    releasing, promoting and distributing sound recordings (see 512220 Integrated record
    production/distribution)
    promoting and authorizing the use of musical works in various media (see 512230 Music publishers)
    providing facilities and technical expertise for recording musical performances (see 512240 Sound
    recording studios)
    managing artist careers (see 711410 Agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers and other
    public figures)
    independent record producers hired on contract (see 711512 Independent actors, comedians and
    performers)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

247

0-99 Employees

97.7%

View financial data for 2015 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$311.6
thousand

Profitable

82.8%

Salaries and wages

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