Table 5. Public cultural expenditure by level of government, 2018 (excluding intergovernmental transfer payments)
|Level of government||Total expenditure in m. EUR*||% of total|
|State (central, federal)||868.61||32.30|
|Regional (provincial, Länder, etc.)||988.89||36.78|
|Local (municipal, incl. counties)||831.59||30.93|
STATISTIK AUSTRIA, Kulturstatistik 2018 (table F1, p.167)
* At the date of expenditure
Compared to 2017, cultural expenditures increased slightly on average by +1.3%, in the Bundesländer by +1.4% and in municipalities by +1.5%. Federal cultural expenditure remained almost unchanged (+0.8%).