The sales of South Korea's cultural contents industry stood at more than 72 trillion won in 2010, a five-point-one percent jump from the previous year.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the number of employees working in the cultural contents industry grew by over ten-thousand year-on-year to 532-thousand last year.
The industry's exports surged 470 million dollars to nearly three-point-one billion dollars. In particular, the music industry saw its exports grow 159 percent to more than 80 million dollars.
The cultural contents industry includes the production of games, animation, movies and music.
Reported by KBS WORLD Radio