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Quick Facts - Czech Republic


Capital: Prague
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 30 June 1993
Population: 10 512 419 (2014)     
Population density: 136.2 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Czech
Non-nationals of total population: 4.1 % (2014)

Funding (2012)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 2.20 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 1 364 221 868 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 130.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 30.20 %     

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 1.70 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 21.60 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 16.76 %

Markets (2014)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 93 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 42 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 1 545 USD (97 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 1.1 times (2013)     
Internet penetration rate: 79.0 % (2015)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 1/1/1993
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/3/2007
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 12/08/2010

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