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Quick Facts - Estonia


Capital: Tallinn
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 14 May 1993
Population: 1 339 662 (2012)     
Population density: 30.9 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Estonian
Non-nationals of total population: 15.7 % (2011)

Funding (2010)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 3.20 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 250 300 000 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 187.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 54.90 %     

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 1.75 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 7.00 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 8.14 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 119 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 61 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 879 USD (86 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 1.6 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 74.2 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 7/5/1992  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Not signed
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): Approved 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