COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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CUPIX - Cultural Price Index on Goods and Services, 2008

Cultural Industries Consumer Prices in EUR and % in relation to OECD Purchasing Power Parity

CountryCD'sBooksFilmCUPIX CICP Median
(Cultural Industries
Consumer Prices)
Relation
to CICP MEDIAN
12.98 EUR=100%
OECD PPP **
recreation and
culture (=100%)
Albania *8.316.652.495.8245%58%
Armenia *4.1311.233.376.2448%42%
Austria 17.0025.708.0016.90130%110%
Azerbaijan 12.5012.505.0010.0077%37%
Belgium 17.0013.058.9012.98100%109%
Bulgaria 8.00-4.506.2548%56%
Canada 8.9212.497.439.6174%96%
Croatia 19.0021.004.1014.70113%-
Denmark *20.1644.228.7324.37188%145%
Estonia 16.2918.277.6714.08108%65%
Finland 22.9035.908.9022.57174%130%
Georgia -11.005.008.0062%44%
Germany 15.4924.957.2515.90122%113%
Greece 17.6022.508.0016.03123%98%
Hungary 15.009.004.809.6074%-
Ireland 9.509.998.009.1671%122%
Italy 20.5020.007.5016.00123%112%
Latvia 16.98-4.3010.6482%57%
Lithuania *17.3020.204.0013.83107%56%
FYR of Macedonia 10.0010.002.507.5058%55%
Malta 16.009.776.6510.8183%83%
Moldova 13.5016.507.5012.5096%39%
Monaco 16.999.799.5012.0993%114%
Netherlands 19.9927.959.5019.15148%-
Norway 16.8711.308.4912.2294%155%
Poland 10.9013.006.4010.1078%67%
Portugal 17.0025.005.5015.83122%98%
Romania -8.052.255.1540%52%
Russia 6.40-4.205.3041%-
San Marino 16.8020.005.0013.93107%112%
Serbia *16.2525.003.2014.82114%49%
Slovakia 19.808.505.5011.2787%57%
Slovenia 14.9929.465.6016.68129%88%
Spain 18.5029.906.8518.42142%102%
Sweden 14.7024.509.8516.35126%128%
Switzerland 15.9021.9011.0016.27125%133%
Ukraine *5.006.005.005.3341%38%
United Kingdom *12.5515.3215.0514.31110%114%

Sources: 
Council of Europe/ERICarts Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends 2009. Prices on cultural industry goods were collected by Compendium authors in October 2008.
*   Data for 2007 collected in December of that year.
** PPP Comparison: OECD Statistics 2005.