Table 4: Public cultural expenditure, in million EUR, 2010 and 2015
|Ministry of Culture and Communication (voted 2016)|
|Culture and cultural research||2 872|
|Medias, book and cultural industries (without advance to broadcasting)||561|
|Other ministries (voted 2016)|
|National Education, Higher Education and Research||2 775|
|Foreign Affairs and International Development||751,0|
|Economy, Finance, Industry and Digital||12.1|
|Sports, Youth, Popular Education and Associations||102,5|
|Prime Minister Departments||5,0|
|Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy||8,0|
|LOCAL AND REGIONAL (expenditure in 2010)|
|Communes (more than 10 000 habitants)||4 550,9|
Sources: DEPS / Ministry of Culture – Chiffres clés 2016 / 2016 Key Figures; Effort financier de l’État dans le domaine de la culture et de la communication, Annex to the State Finance Bill for 2016.
* A survey of the Association of French Regions indicates that the cultural expenditure of the regions in 2012 reached 706 million EUR (cf. http://www.arf.asso.fr/observatoire-des-politiques-regionales/observatoire-des-politiques-regionales-autres).
In 2014, the General Inspection of Cultural Affairs delivered two reports that analyse the financial interventions and cultural policies at regional level:
- http://www.culturecommunication.gouv.fr/Ressources/Rapports/Analyse-des-interventions-financieres-et-des-politiques-culturelles-en-region-Phase-1; and
The reports show that the total amount of expenditure from the Ministry, and its affiliated operators in the regions, is almost 3.8 billion EUR. Among the regions, the Île-de-France receives 66% of the whole intervention credits, due in particular to the concentration in Paris of most of the cultural public bodies and institutions, of the associations and structures with national scope, of the central ministerial administration, etc.
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