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Quick Facts - Moldova

Capital: Chisinau
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 13 July 1995
Population: 3 559 541 (2012)     
Population density: 105 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Romanian
Non-nationals of total population: 21.8 % (2004)

Funding (2010)

Culture as share of total central government spending: N/A
Government expenditure on culture: 19 163 697 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 7.70 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 60.24 %     


Share of cultural workers in total employment: N/A
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: N/A
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: N/A

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 54 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 14 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 134 USD (13 %     )


Cinema admissions per capita/year: N/A
Internet penetration rate: 40.2 % (2011)     

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 24/5/1994  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Signed 11/7/2002. Not yet ratified 
European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (2001): Not yet signed
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005): Ratified on 05/10/2006

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