4.2.9 Employment policies for the cultural sector
In December 2011, a total of 252 000 persons were employed in the public cultural, leisure, and sports sector (comparing with 262 000 in 2010), at about 44 800 state or community owned cultural organisations. Most of the cultural employees are working in institutions funded from local budgets (more than 170 000 workers).
There is no data on employment patterns in the private sector cultural industries.
The main problems related to cultural employment are the following: