4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2008 (First Edition)  
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The 2003-04 Household Expenditure Survey found that total annual expenditure on visual arts and crafts was $670m. This is equivalent to an average household expenditure of $1.66 per week. Total annual expenditure on paintings, carvings and sculptures was $282m, while $202m was spent on studio and other professional photography and $186m on art and craft materials. See Chapter 3 for more information on the Household Expenditure.

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