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

6.2.1 Aggregated indicators

Public (state) culture expenditure per capita in 2013 was EUR 70.38. It corresponds to 0.61% of GDP. Since 2011, the public budget for culture is slowly increasing.

Table 7:     Public cultural expenditure, 2002-2013

Indicator / year

Public cultural expenditure per capita (in EUR)

Share of cultural
expenditure of total state expenditure (in%)

2002

14.60

2.63

2003

19.00

2.99

2004

25.70

2.74

2005

26.70

2.16

2006

42.50

2.03

2007

71.40

2.59

2008

75.40

2.80

2009

60.50

2.04

2010

51.90

1.86

2011

63.32

1.94

2012

66.26

1.95

2013

70.38

2.07

Source:     Central Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Culture.

Note:         As no reliable information is available about other levels of public culture expenditure, the budget of the Ministry of Culture is considered as "public culture expenditure".

See chapter 6.2.2 about the expenditure of municipalities.


Kapitel publiziert: 08-10-2014

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