Physical infrastructure is a necessary enabler for a lot of creative activity.

There are many sources and directories of creative spaces. As at September 2019, the following are examples of those listings.

  Yellow Pages* Creative Spaces website* The Arcade ACMI X One RoofEngine House Art Almanac
Theatres 486      
Galleries 550      
Dance studios 550      
Music rehearsal space 43      
Design studios 222      
Games  42    
Seats/desks    60    
Community hall 480      
Co-working space    5072 
Exhibitions       174
Total - All locations3,652      


This is a new / improvised data source.  It is not currently clear how much data will change over time.

Creative spaces represent an 'input' which is the least preferred form of proxy for creative impact.