COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Quick Facts - Holy See


Capital: Vatican City
Political system: Ecclesiastical Constitutional Monarchy
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: Observer status since 7 March 1970
Population: 832 (2012)     
Population density: 1877 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Latin
Non-nationals of total population: N/A

Funding

Culture as share of total central government spending: N/A
Government expenditure on culture: N/A
Government expenditure on culture per capita: N/A
Share of spending on culture by central government: N/A

Employment

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

CUPIX: Cultural goods: N/A     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: N/A     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: N/A

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: N/A
Internet penetration rate: 57.7 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 10/12/1962  
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): Not applicable

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