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Quick Facts - Albania

Capital: Tirana
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 13 July 1995
Population: 2 873 457 (2017)     
Population density: 104.87 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Albanian
Non-nationals of total population: 1.9 % (2011)

Funding (2007)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 1.00 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 18 502 691 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 5.87 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 100.00 %


Share of cultural workers in total employment: N/A
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: N/A
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: N/A

Markets (2010)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 49 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 4 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 205 USD (20 %     )


Cinema admissions per capita/year: N/A
Internet penetration rate: 66.4 % (2017)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 25/6/1992  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Not signed
European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (2001): Not yet signed
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005): Acceded on 17/11/2006

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