Share of a specific cultural domain in imports

Source definition

UIS, Statistics on culture trade

Calculation method

Divide the value of imports of a specific cultural domain expressed as percentage of the value of all cultural goods and multiply the results by 100 

Interpretation

To identify any potential inbalance or domination of one or more domains among others.

Purpose

To assess how cultural imports are distributed among the cultural domains.

Data source

Customs statistics for goods. 

Types of disaggregation

By domains

Definition

The value of imports of a specific cultural domain expressed as percentage of the value of all imported cultural goods. Cultural domains are cultural and natural heritage, performance and celebration, visual arts and crafts, books and press, audio-visual and interactive media, design and creative services.