The budget of the Ministry of Culture is divided primarily into three main areas, the objectives of which are set out in the State Budget Strategy 2020-2023 and in the sectoral strategy papers: General Principles of Cultural Policy until 2020, Integrating Estonia 2020 and Basic Fundamentals of Estonian Sports Policy until 2030. The three areas are culture (including the arts and heritage), sport and integration. The biggest share of the Ministry’s budget in 2020 is culture (79%), followed by sports (18%) and integration (ca 4%).
Chart 3: Ministry of Culture budget distribution between three main areas of responsibility, 2020
State Budget, 2020
The Ministry of Culture, for its part, divides the budget into various measures in the field of culture: development and implementation of library policy, literary policy, museum policy, folk culture policy, design and architecture policy, audiovisual and media policy, performing arts policy, visual art policy and music policy.
Chart 4: Ministry of Culture budget distribution by fields, 2020
Budget of Ministry of Culture, 2020