COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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FYR of Macedonia/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.1 Aggregated indicators

From 1995-2002, cultural expenditure represented 0.53% of the GDP. This figure represents a decrease from the periods 1993-96 (0.56%) and 1986 (0.61%).

The growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2015 was 3.2%.In the first quarter of 2015, Household final consumption, including Non-profit institutions serving households, increased by1.6% in nominal terms compared to the same period of 2014, and its share in the GDP structure was 69.6%.In the same period, Export of goods and services increased by 13.4% in nominal terms, while Import of goods and services increased by 5.5%.

According to the estimated data, the growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2018 was 0.1%. In this quarter, the biggest increase was recorded in the following sections: R, S and T - Arts, entertainment and recreation; Other service activities; Activities of households as employers; Undifferentiated goods- and services-producing activities of households for own use by 12.1%; G, H and I - Wholesale and retail trade; Repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; Transportation and storage; Accommodation and food service activities by 10.5%; M and N - Professional, scientific and technical activities; Administrative and support service activities by 8.5%. In the first quarter of 2018, Household final consumption, including Non-profit institutions serving households, increased by 4.0% in nominal terms, and its share in the GDP structure was 64.3%. In the same period, Export of goods and services increased by 10.4% in nominal terms, while Import of goods and services increased by 9.1%.      

Table 17:        Gross domestic product at current prices (in million MKD), 2013-2015

Year

2013

2014

2015

GDP

501 891

527 631

558 954

Source: State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia: Gross Domestic Product, 2015

Table 18:   Cultural expenses as part of GDP, at current prices (in million MKD), 2005-2017

Year

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2014

2017

Share   of GDP

6 155

7 124

7 495

10 548

13 296

13 643

14 464

Source: State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia


Chapter published: 12-02-2019

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