Report: The immersive economy in the UK -- the growth of VR and AR technologies

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This report details the growth and potential of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.


The immersive technologies sector is growing rapidly. We estimate that there are 1,000 immersive specialist companies in the UK employing around 4,500 people. They generate some £660 million in sales, potentially representing as much as 9% of the global market share.

This publication explains:

  • the current state of the UK immersive economy
  • how immersive technologies can provide value for a range of industries
  • areas of regional strength in the UK
  • export activity and opportunities