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Local authorities spent NOK 9.8 billion on culture
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2014-11-12T10:00:00.000Z
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Local authorities spent NOK 9.8 billion on culture

Local authorities spent an average of NOK 1 921 per capita on cultural purposes in 2013. This is an increase of 4 per cent compared to 2012.

Cultural facilities in local authorities and county authorities in Norway
20122013
Million NOK
Local authorities’ net operating expenditure on cultural purposes, consolidated accounts9 3909 814
County authorities’ net operating expenditure on cultural purposes, consolidated accounts1 2581 328
NOK
Local authorities’ net operating expenditure on cultural purposes per capita, consolidated accounts1 8591 921
County authorities’ net operating expenditure on cultural purposes per capita, consolidated accounts249260
Figure 1. Net operating expenditure for cultural purposes. Local authorities consolidated accounts. 2013

The annual KOSTRA figures include the local and county authorities’ expenditures on cultural purposes. Both regional levels have an increase in net expenditure for cultural purposes in 2013 compared to 2012. The county authorities’ have spent the same percentage of their total net expenditure on culture in the last three years, while the local authorities reduced the corresponding percentage in the same period.

County authorities’ net operating expenditure on cultural purposes was NOK 1.3 billion in 2013, which represents 1.6 per cent of their total net expenditure. The local authorities’ net operating expenditure on cultural purposes was NOK 9.8 billion, which represents 3.7 per cent of their total expenditure.

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