South Korea/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.1 Aggregated indicators

According to Korea’s Ministry of Culture’s official budget document, spending per capita is $56 on culture. However, it should be also noted that the budget for Heritage Administration is not included and some of the tourism sector budget covers cultural infrastructure and also local programs (local cultural festivals etc.).

Cultural   Ministry only (2010)

Cultural sector overall (2010)

US $   converted

Korean

currency

US $   converted

Korean   currency

Total

(in millions)

Per   capita

 

Total

(in millions)

Per   capita

2,746

56

3,174,700

3,527

72

4,076,900

Source: Korea Cultural Policy Institute (2011)


Chapter published: 29-11-2013


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