New Hampshire

The Copyright Alliance compiled facts for the state of New Hampshire as they relate to creators from various industries. The data gathered includes information regarding jobs created, copyright registrations filed, state economic impact, and more for the years 2018 to 2022. 

What Jobs Were Created in New Hampshire?

  • The motion picture and television industry supported 2,450 direct jobs.
  • The arts and culture production industry supported 20,293 jobs.
  • The music industry supported 3,110 jobs.
  • Local radio and television supported 9,924 jobs.
  • The app economy supported 25,650 jobs in the computing workforce.
  • The video game industry supported 687 jobs.

How Much Was Generated in Wages for New Hampshire?

  • Over $210 million in wages were generated from the motion picture and television industry.
  • Over $1.6 billion was earned by the arts and cultural production industry.

What Was the Economic Impact on New Hampshire?

  • The local video game industry contributed $83.1 million to the state’s GDP.
  • The local arts and cultural production industry contributed $2.8 billion to the state’s GDP.
  • The local television and radio industry contributed $4.35 billion to U.S. GDP.
  • The local music industry contributed $294.6 million to the U.S. GDP.

There were a total of 5,826 copyright registrations from 2018 to 2022, but let’s break that down even further by industry:

  • Visual Arts: 1,173
  • Performing Arts: 826
  • Sound Recording: 716
  • Textual: 3,111

Creative Community by the Numbers

  • 322 music establishments
  • 68 local radio stations
  • 4 local commercial T.V. stations
  • 2,932 songwriters
  • 130 photographers
  • 720 graphic designers
  • 420 writers and authors

Fun Facts

  • According to a 2017 study conducted by the NEA, 69.2% of adults attended events, 44.6% read literature, 43.2% personally performed or created artworks, and 82.5% consumed arts via electronic media.
  • Notable creators who hail from the state of New Hampshire include Seth Myers (comedian/TV host), Adam Sandler (actor), and John Irving (screenwriter/novelist).