Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Music Publishers - 51223

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acquiring and registering copyrights in musical compositions, in accordance with the law, and promoting and authorizing the use of these compositions in recordings, on radio and television, in motion pictures, live performances, print, multimedia or other media.

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    Establishments in this generating revenues form the use of such works, generally through licensing agreements. These establishments may own the copyright or act as administrator of the music copyrights on behalf of copyright owners.

    Example Activities:
    Music books (i.e., bound sheet music), publishing
    Music copyright buying and licensing
    Music, publishing
    Sheet music, publishing

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    songwriters who act as their own publishers (711513, Independent, writers and authors).

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

468

0-99 Employees

98.9%

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

Average revenue

$372.8
thousand

Profitable

85%

Salaries and wages

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