Research released today (Monday, February 8) has revealed that The Beatles legacy adds £81.9m to the Liverpool economy each year and supports 2,335 jobs.
Collaboratively produced by Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool through the Institute of Cultural Capital, European Institute of Urban Affairs and the Institute of Popular Music, the report was commissioned by Liverpool City Council to evaluate the current and future economic impact of The Beatles.
The report represents the first study of the contemporary value of The Beatles, linking prior academic work with economic data and in-depth interviews with stakeholders. The report forms the start of a process of ensuring the city makes a clear contribution to appropriately and sympathetically preserving the legacy of The Beatles.
The full report can be read below or downloaded here.