Iceland best in Nordics for cultural activity

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Icelanders are the most avid theatre-goers of all the Nordic peoples and cultural life general is flourishing in Iceland, new data suggest.

The Nordic Statistics 2016 report, newly published under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers, compares the various Nordic countries, including Iceland, in various areas of national life.

The report shows that the Icelandic government dedicates more funds to support cultural activity than any other Nordic government.

Furthermore, Iceland employs proportionally more people in the field of culture, than anywhere else in the region – 4.7%, as compared to 3.4-4.1% in the other Nordic Countries.

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