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Quick Facts - FYR of Macedonia

Capital: Skopje
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 9 November 1995
Population: 2 059 794 (2012)     
Population density: 80 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Macedonian
Non-nationals of total population: 35.8 % (2002)

Funding (2010)

Culture as share of total central government spending: N/A
Government expenditure on culture: 51 392 129 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: N/A
Share of spending on culture by central government: 90.00 %     


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 (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 63 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 14 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 101 USD (10 %     )


Cinema admissions per capita/year: 0.1 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 51.9 % (2011)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 24/11/1995  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Signed 25/7/1996. Not yet ratified 
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): Ratified on 22/05/2007

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