COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Public cultural expenditure, including on infrastructure, decreased dramatically in 2015.

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Azerbaijan/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.2 Public cultural expenditure broken down by level of government

Table 28:  Public cultural expenditure by level of government, 2015 (the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and its regional branches)

Level of government

Total expenditure
in AZN

Total expenditure
in EUR

% share of total

Central

127 473 009

73 756 298

47.9%

Local

138 559 143

80 170 770

52.1%

TOTAL

266 032 152

153 927 068

100.0%

Source:   Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 2016.

Table 29:  Trends of public cultural expenditure for culture, arts, cinema and monuments restoration by level of government (the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and its regional branches), in AZN, 2011-2015

Level of government

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Central

66 898 850

67 119 894

71 656 076

215023908

127 473 009

Local

113 258 982

111 477 068

125 110 449

136 246 409

138 559 143

Total

496 323 542

453 335 162

343 440 374

351 583 051

266 032 152

Source:    Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 2016.

Total expenditure was growing rapidly - as the Table shows, centralised and regional expenditure both grew steadily till 2015 global economic crisis. The balance between central and local expenditure is 47.9% and 52.1% correspondingly.

Table 30:  Additional centralised investments in public cultural and tourism infrastructure, in AZN, 2011-2015

Culture and tourism

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Investments

316 165 700

274 738 200

146 533 000

140 335 000

38 070 300

Source:    Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 2016.


Chapter published: 02-11-2016

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