Heritage Counts 2017: East of England

Ickworth © David Gill

The importance of heritage for the East of England is highlighted in the new Heritage Counts [pdf] prepared by Historic England and the Historic Environment Forum (HEF).

Heritage added £1.3 bn directly in GVA; and £2.3 bn if indirect and induced contributions are included. 19,100 individuals are directly employed in heritage, and including those whose jobs are indirectly linked to heritage that figure stands at 31,300.

Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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