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Georgia/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.3 Sector breakdown

Table 14:   State cultural expenditure in Georgia: by sector, in GEL, 2012

Field / Domain / Sub-domain

TOTAL

of which: Direct expenditure**
(of government or its agencies)

of which: Transfers**

in 1 000

in %

to other
levels of
government

to NGOs, companies, individuals

I. Cultural Heritage

37 018.4

23.05

25 310.5

N/A

N/A

Historical Monuments

16 226.6

10.12

16 226.6

N/A

N/A

Museums

11 550.0

7.20

11 550.0

N/A

N/A

Archives

3 741.7

2.33

3 741.7

N/A

N/A

Libraries

5 500.1

3.40

5 500.1**

N/A

N/A

II. Programme for the Development of Arts

56 435.5

35.29

56 435.5

N/A

N/A

Visual Arts

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Fine Arts / Plastic Arts

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Photography

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Architecture

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Design / Applied Arts

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Performing Arts

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Music

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Theatre, Music Theatre, Dance

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

Multidisciplinary

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Books and Press

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Books

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Press

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

III. Audiovisual and Multimedia

50 899.2

31.77

50 899.2

 

N/A

N/A

Cinema

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Television

50 599.2
300.0

31.58
0.18

50 599.2***
300.0****

N/A

N/A

IV. Interdisciplinary

15 845.1

9.89

15 845.1

N/A

N/A

Socio-culture

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cultural Relations Abroad

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Administration

4 433.7

2.7

4 433.7

N/A

N/A

Cultural Education

11 411.4

7.1

11 411.4

N/A

N/A

V. Not covered by
domain I-VI

-

-

-

N/A

N/A

TOTAL

160 189.2

100

160 189.2

 

 

Source:     State Budget of Georgia, the Ministry of Finance.
                 The data for sectors is only available for the national budget; the data for municipalities is not available.
*               Archives – (within the budget of the Ministry of Justice).
**             Libraries (National) – (within the budget of the Parliament of Georgia).
***           TV and Radio – (direct financing from the state budget).
****         TV of the Georgian Apostolic Orthodox Church .

Table 15:  State cultural expenditure in Georgia: by sector, in thousand GEL, 2010-2014

Field / Domain/ Sub-domain

Direct expenditure
and
State programmes

% of total

 

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Presidential
national
programmes

3 551.5

0

0

0

0

3.67

0

0

0

0

Cultural
Heritage

32 145. 4

25 310.5

37 018.4

25 499.5

29 698.7

33.28

22.9

23.1

20.86

22.13

Historical
Monuments

7 000.0

7 798.0

16 226.6

7 000.0

6 500.0

7.24

7.0

10.12

5.72

4.84

Museums

14 988.8

8 003.5

11 550.0

8 990.5

9 543.0

15.51

7.24

7.2

7.35

7.11

Archives*

4 290.0

4 000.0

3 741.7

4 000.0

6 250.0

4.44

3.62

2.33

3.27

4.65

Libraries and literature**

5 866.6

5 509.0

5 500.1

5 509.0

7 405.7

6.07

4.98

3.4

4.5

5.52

Programme for the Development of Arts

N/A

N/A

56 435.5

37 871.8

N/A

N/A

N/A

35.24

 

N/A

Arts

23 465.0

24 158.0

N/A

26 606.2

29 169.0

24.29

21.9

N/A

21.77

21.74

Visual Arts (including design)

N/A

N/A

N/A

150.0

150.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

0.1

0.11

Music (including folk)

N/A

N/A

N/A

5 830.0

7 809.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

4.77

5.82

Theatre and Musical Theatre

N/A

N/A

N/A

19 071.2

20 530.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

15.6

15.30

Support of the Ministry of Culture

N/A

N/A

N/A

375.0

500.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

0.3

0.37

Other events

N/A

N/A

N/A

1 180.0

180.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

0.9

0.13

Media

22 300.0

45 300.0

50 899.2

38 453.0

44 570.0

23.08

41

31.77

31.46

33.22

Books and Press

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Books***

N/A

N/A

N/A

1 000.0

1 000.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

0.8

0.75

Press

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Audio, Audiovisual and Multimedia

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cinema

N/A

N/A

N/A

4 770.0

4 770.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

3.9

3.55

Television&

Radio****

22 300

45 300.0

50 599.2

31 883.0

38 000.0

23.08

41

31.58

26.0

28.32

Other*****

N/A

N/A

300.0

800.0

800.0

N/A

N/A

0.18

0.65

0.60

Interdisciplinary

15 121.7

15 721.7

15 845.1

21 651.3

30 743.0

15.65

14.2

9.89

17.71

22.92

Socio-cultural
******

868.8

839.0

N/A

1 145.6

4 321.0

0.89

0.75

N/A

0.93

3.22

Cultural Relations Abroad

1 112.8

1 437.2

N/A

4 350.0

4 350.0

1.15

1.3

N/A

3.55

3.24

Administration

3 561.5

3 557.0

4 433.7

3 886.0

5 147.0

3.68

3.21

2.7

3.18

3.86

Educational Activities

9 578.6

9 888.5

11 411.4

12 269.7

13 410.0

9.91

8.9

7.1

10.0

9.99

Cultural sustainability and financial support programme

N/A

N/A

N/A

9 982.2

3 515.0

N/A

N/A

N/A

8.16

2.61

TOTAL

96 583.600

110 490 200

160 198.2

122 192.0

134 180.7

100

100

100

100

100

Source:    State Budget of Georgia, the Ministry of Finance.
Note:       The data for sectors is only available for the national budget; the data for municipalities is not available.
*              Archives – (within the budget of the Ministry of Justice).
**            Libraries (National) (within the budget of the Parliament of Georgia).
***          Chamber of Books (direct financing from state budget).
****        TV and Radio (direct financing from state budget).
*****      Georgian Apostolic Autocephalic Orthodox Church TV (direct financing from the state budget).
******    Socio-cultural-in 2009, the total for the Arts and Sport.


Chapter published: 26-01-2016

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