4183.0 - Cultural Funding by Government, Australia, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/08/2011   
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Cultural Funding
Australia's three levels of government allocated a total of $6.7 billion to cultural activities in 2009-10.
Recurrent and Capital Expenditure
In 2009-10, 87% of total cultural funding was of a recurrent nature.
Funding by Level of Government
Includes: Australian Government, State and territory government, Local government
More than three quarters of total cultural funding by state and territory governments was allocated to heritage activities in 2009-10.
Funding per Person
Funding allocated to cultural activities by Australia's three levels of government equates to $301 per person in 2009-10.