COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Quick Facts - Sweden


Capital: Stockholm
Political system: Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy
Year of membership to the Council of Europe: 5 May 1949
Population: 10 067 744 (2017)     
Population density: 24.72 inhabitants/km²
Official language(s): Swedish
Non-nationals of total population: 8.4 % (2016)

Funding (2011)

Culture as share of total central government spending: 2.60 %     
Government expenditure on culture: 2 632 505 702 Euro     
Government expenditure on culture per capita: 278.00 Euro     
Share of spending on culture by central government: 44.53 %     

Employment (2017)

Share of cultural workers in total employment: 4.80 %
Share of self-empoyed in cultural employment: 34.00 %
Share of self-empoyed in total employment: 10.00 %

Markets (2012)

CUPIX: Cultural goods: 147 %     
CUPIX: Public cultural services: 145 %     
Annual exp. per capita for recreation and culture: 2 031 USD (198 %     )

Participation

Cinema admissions per capita/year: 1.6 times (2018)
Internet penetration rate: 89.0 % (2012)

Ratification of Key Cultural Conventions

European Cultural Convention (1955): 16/6/1958  
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (1992): Entered into force 1/6/2000  
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 18/12/2006

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