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Quick Facts - Slovakia


Capital: Bratislava
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 30 June 1993
Population: 5 404 322 (2012)     
Population density: 110.7 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Slovak
Non-nationals of total population: 1.3 % (2011)

Funding (2006)

Culture as share of total central government spending: N/A
Government expenditure on culture: 223 998 617 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 41.52 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 53.54 %     

Employment (2009)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 1.10 %     
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 17.76 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 15.67 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 86 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 34 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 864 USD (85 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 0.7 times (2010)     
Internet penetration rate: 80.3 % (2012)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 1/1/1993  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/1/2002  
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 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