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Quick Facts - Hungary


Capital: Budapest
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 6 November 1990
Population: 9 957 731 (2012)     
Population density: 107.5 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Hungarian
Non-nationals of total population: 2.1 % (2011)

Funding (2009)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 1.69 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 559 000 000 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 56.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 30.90 %     

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 1.80 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 15.52 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 12.48 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 95 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 76 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 886 USD (87 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 1.1 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 65.4 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 16/11/1989  
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): Ratified on 09/05/2008

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