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Quick Facts - Denmark


Capital: Copenhagen
Political system: Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 5 May 1949
Population: 5 580 516 (2012)     
Population density: 128.7 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Danish
Non-nationals of total population: 6.2 % (2011)

Funding (2011)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 1.00 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 2 236 168 899 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 300.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 62.40 %

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 2.27 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 12.88 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 9.16 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 217 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 119 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 2 003 USD (196 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 2.3 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 89.4 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 7/5/1955  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/1/2001  
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 18/12/2006

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