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Quick Facts - Serbia

Capital: Belgrade
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 3 April 2003
Population: 7 241 295 (2012)     
Population density: 93 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Serbian
Non-nationals of total population: 16.7 % (2011)

Funding (2008)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 1.60 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 217 000 000 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 22.60 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 38.00 %     

Employment (2006)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 0.15 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: N/A
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: N/A

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 66 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 16 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 264 USD (26 %     )


Cinema admissions per capita/year: 0.3 times (2011)     
Internet penetration rate: 56.7 % (2011)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 28/2/2001
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/6/2006
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 02/07/2009

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