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Quick Facts - Armenia


Capital: Yerevan
Political system: Presidential republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 25 January 2001
Population: 3 274 285 (2012)     
Population density: 98 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Armenian
Non-nationals of total population: 2.2 % (2001)

Funding (2011)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 1.00 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 14 958 093 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 4.57 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 100.00 %

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 (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 38 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 15 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 41 USD (4 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: N/A
Internet penetration rate: 55.0 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 25/4/1997  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/5/2002
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 27/02/2007

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              Council of Europe/ERICarts, "Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, 15th edition", 2014 | ISSN 2222-7334