The National Culture Survey (ENC) 2013, another component of the Unit of Culture and Economics was a milestone in the generation of cultural statistics, interviewing 7,242 residents (over the age of five years) in 2,792 households throughout the country. The survey provides valid and timely statistical information on the uses and preferences of the population concerning products, activities and cultural spaces, technological devices and Internet, traditions, cultural formation, cultural practices and access to the cultural offer available in Costa Rica.
No financial resources have been allocated to implement this measure.
The Culture Satellite Account of the UCE is an information system that describes Costa Rican culture in economic terms and shows its contribution to the economic growth and comprehensive development of the country. The areas measured to date are: Editorial, Audiovisual, Advertising, Design, and Artistic and Cultural Education, producing indicators on value added (cultural GDP), employment, production, foreign trade, among others.