Statistics on cultural economy

The statistics on the cultural economy describe the economic aspects of culture according to two complementary dimensions: the cultural enterprises and their jobs and, on the person-oriented approach, the cultural workers in the broader sense. It is a synthesis statistic that follows definitions accepted throughout Europe and is based on existing surveys of the FSO.

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Pandemic and statistical data collection

The current pandemic is affecting the entire country. In this difficult context and in order to measure the consequences, the FSO must continue to produce reliable statistical information for both the authorities and the public. We thank you in advance for your assistance should we contact you.


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