4.2 Specific policy issues and recent debates
4.2.9 Employment policies for the cultural sector
A recent study shows that overall cultural employment in Italy amounts to 2.5% of the total active employed population in 2010, along with an 8% decrease in working units since 2008.
5.1 General legislation
5.1.3 Allocation of public funds
The yearly allocation of lottery funding to culture has been reduced by 2/3 since 2007.
6.2 Public cultural expenditure
6.2.3 Sector breakdown
Between 2000 and 2011 final expenditure by the Ministry of Culture underwent a decrease of 18% (inflation not taken into account): from 2490 to 2046 million EUR.