As a small nation state, cultural funding in Malta is distributed 100% directly by government, either through direct expenditure or by transfer to its agencies. However, local councils are in a position to spend their yearly allocation according to the council’s respective year-plan.
Table 7: Public cultural expenditure: by level of government, 2014
|Level of government||Total expenditure in EUR||% share of total|
|State||31 824 000||100%|
|TOTAL||31 824 000||100%|
Source: Creative Economy Working Group.