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Quick Facts - Croatia


Capital: Zagreb
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 6 November 1996
Population: 4 398 150 (2012)     
Population density: 78.1 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Croatian
Non-nationals of total population: 7.5 % (2011)

Funding (2011)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 1.48 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 312 645 009 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 72.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 41.00 %     

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 1.98 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 16.24 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 21.59 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 95 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 52 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 716 USD (70 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 0.8 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 60.4 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 27/1/1993  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/3/1998  
European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (2001): Entered into force 1/1/2008  
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005): Approved on 31/08/2006

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