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Quick Facts - Portugal


Capital: Lisbon
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 22 September 1976
Population: 10 541 840 (2012)     
Population density: 115.4 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Portuguese
Non-nationals of total population: 4.2 % (2011)

Funding (2009)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 0.90 %
Government expenditure on culture: 887 782 000 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 76.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 26.80 %     

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 0.94 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 24.92 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 23.70 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 85 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 131 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 1 049 USD (102 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 1.6 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 56.5 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 16/2/1976  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Not signed
European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (2001): Signed 8/11/2001.  Not yet ratified.
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005): Ratified on 16/03/2007

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