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Bollywood films rose by almost 8% between 2012 and 2013, reaching a total of 1,724 feature films, mostly using digital technology. After India, the United States was the second top producer, with a...
31/03/2016
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In every society, women are guardians, creators and consumers of culture, but they still face barriers that prevent them from playing an equal role in the cultural sphere. UNESCO’s standard-setting...
02/12/2014
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The transition to digital methods of creating, producing and disseminating cultural works has radically changed the conditions surrounding their statistical measurement, calling into question the...
06/05/2016
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The trade of cultural goods doubled during the period 2004-2013 despite a global recession and a massive shift among consumers of movies and music towards web-based services.  A new report from the...
10/03/2016
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Around the world, culture is acknowledged as the cornerstone of identity, providing a sense of belonging and the social and economic cohesion of communities. It is also the foundation of sustainable...
26/09/2016
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The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is pleased to announce the release of a new database of internationally-comparable cultural employment statistics. The collection includes 195 indicators...
12/09/2016
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The UIS has published updated indicators for the cinema industry that include the results of the latest Feature Film Survey. Data from 93 countries and territories cover film production, exhibition...
06/04/2017
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This question was the starting point for a gathering of cultural statistics experts, researchers and government organizations as well as participants from the private sector, and is the subject of a...
22/02/2017