160 pages; to be released in August
The data book was prepared using the data of the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus as well as the data of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus that describe the development of culture in the country.
The publication contains materials which, according to the recommendations of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, represent culture as a common set of culturally productive industries, activities and practices grouped in the following domains: Cultural and Natural Heritage; Performing Arts; Books and Press; Tourism; Sports and Recreation; Cultural Education.
The main statistical indicators are provided in a breakdown by regions and Minsk city. Data for the CIS countries are presented in a separate section.