Agency Census 2019

The definitive survey of employment trends in media, advertising and marketing communication agencies.

Overall numbers reveal that, at the time of data collection, the employed base in IPA member agencies in 2019 was 24,866, compared with the 25,142 recorded in 2018.

Further key 2019 Census findings:

  • Number of females in C-suite positions increased year-on-year
  • A gender pay gap exists
  • Ethnic diversity fell fractionally year-on-year
  • Adland continues to be dominated by those at the younger end of the age spectrum