COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Armenia/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.2 Public cultural expenditure broken down by level of government

Subdivision of spheres

The Ministry of Culture carries out financial transfers directly to cultural institutions. Appropriations to other levels of the government are not carried out.

The total cultural expenditure of the Ministry of Culture amounted to 10 960 746 000 AMD in 2013, which demonstrates a decline compared to 2012 when the figure was 13 506 180 100 AMD (see Table 3). (1 EUR = 518 AMD). In 2010, the total amount allocated for culture significantly fell due to the economic crisis affecting Armenia. Currently, the financing of culture takes up 1% of the state budget.

Total state expenditure for culture, relaxation and religion as fixed in the state budget were, correspondingly, 19 831 794.4 thousand AMD in 2009, 16 349 584 200 AMD in 2010, 17 981 896 500 AMD in 2011, 22 652 559 600 AMD in 2012 and 10 960 746 000 AMD in 2013.


Chapter published: 22-05-2015

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