Culture of Macau
People in Macau speak the Chinese, and Portuguese languages. The linguistic diversity of Macau is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Macau is 0.2519. The followers of folk religions are the religious majority in the country. 100% of Macau's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Macau. The rate of urbanization in Macau is considered to be 0.7. According to data on inbound tourists in Macau, 14,268,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Macau is called ' The March of the Volunteers'. It was adopted in 1935. The lyrics have been written by Henrique Lopes de Mendonça & Tian Han and the music has been composed by Alfredo Keil & Nie Er.
The first McDonalds in Macau was opened on 11 April 1987, and it was located in Rua do Campo, Cathedral Parish,Macau Peninsula. At the moment Macau has 27 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 16% of the population of Macau are obese.
The rate of alcohol consumption in Macau and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.
One of the most popular national dishes of Macau is minchee.