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

6.2.3 Sector breakdown

Table 3:    Direct state cultural expenditure and transfers (central level): by sector, in 1 000 of SEK, 2015

Field / Domain / Sub-domain

TOTAL

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

of which: Transfers*

in 1 000 SEK

in %

to other
levels of government

to NGOs, companies, individuals

I. Cultural Heritage

2 670 000

23,8

 

 

 

Historical Monuments

920 000

7.9

 

 

 

Museums

1 395 000

12,4

 

 

 

Archives

355 000

3,1

 

 

 

Libraries

**

 

 

 

 

Intangible Heritage / Folk Culture

*

 

 

 

 

II. Visual Arts

80 000

0,7

 

 

 

Fine Arts / Plastic Arts

*

 

 

 

 

Photography

*

 

 

 

 

Architecture

*

 

 

 

 

Design / Applied Arts

*

 

 

 

 

III. Performing Arts

1 278 000

11,4

 

 

 

Music

*

 

 

 

 

Theatre, Music Theatre, Dance

*

 

 

 

 

IV. Books and Press***

311 000

2,7

 

 

 

V. Audio-visual and Multimedia

310 000

2,8

 

 

 

VI. Interdisciplinary

 *

 

 

 

 

Socio-culture

 *

 

 

 

 

Cultural Relations Abroad

*

 

 

 

 

Administration

*

 

 

 

 

Cultural Education****

3 800 000

34,0

 

 

 

VII. Not covered by I-VI

2 736 000

24,5

 

1 300 000

*****

 

TOTAL

11 185 000

100

 

 

 

Source(s): Myndigheten för kulturanalys.
*              Information not available.
**            Basic funding for public libraries is provided by municipalities. National government funding of public libraries is counted under literature. Funding for research libraries is not included in the table and is in most cases included in government grants for universities.
***          Not including government grants to the press, outside of the cultural policy budget.
****        Government expenditure on popular education and on culture in public schools. Higher artistic education is not included here since it is an integrated part of government grants to universities and university colleges.
*****      Grants for regional cultural activities and institutions included in The Culture Cooperation Model.


Chapter published: 16-05-2017

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