Public expenditure on culture in 2015: over 10 billion euros

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English

WIESBADEN – The Federation, Länder and municipalities spent a total of 10.4 billion euros on culture in 2015. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this is a 1.7% increase on 2014.
Theatre and music accounted for the largest share of public expenditure on culture (35%). They were followed by museums, collections, exhibitions (18%) und libraries (14%).
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