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Romania has lowest number of cultural employees in EU


Romania records the lowest number of employees in cultural fields in EU, with a share of 1.2%, Luxembourg being at the opposite pole with a share of 4.4%, according to the Eurostat report released in Wednesday.

Over 2011-2015m the number of employees in cultural fields grew constantly, with 410,000 more jobs (+7%) in EU.

In 2015, about 6.5 million people were employed in the cultural sector in EU. The sector represented about 3% of the overall number of employees.

About 2 millions of employees were artists and writers, 49% of whom worked as freelancers.