Government expenditure per capita on natural and cultural heritage

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Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: GBP (£) per capita

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Indicator available

Government expenditure per capita on natural and cultural heritage

Indicator description

Government expenditure per capita on natural and cultural heritage with a detailed breakdown of spending in both areas and by level of government.

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

GBP (£) per capita

Definitions

Expenditure data has been extracted from annual expenditures of central and local government using UN Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG) codes for ‘Environmental protection’ GF05 and ‘Recreation, culture and religion’ GF08.

Natural heritage represents expenditure on environmental protection, and cultural heritage represents expenditure on recreation, culture and religion.

Available disaggregations
Calculations

Per capita is calculated by - (Expenditure on environmental protection or recreation, culture and religion / UK Mid-Year Population)*1,000,000

Other information

This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 08 October 2021
Metadata last updated 08 October 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Total per capita expenditure on the preservation, protection and conservation of all cultural and natural heritage, by source of funding (public, private), type of heritage (cultural, natural) and level of government (national, regional, and local/municipal)

Target name

Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

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Source 1

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1995

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Annual Expenditure of Central Government opens in a new window
Release date 30 April 2021
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

bob.richards@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1995

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Annual Expenditure of Local Government opens in a new window
Release date 30 April 2021
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

bob.richards@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 3

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1995

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Annual Expenditure of General Government opens in a new window
Release date 30 April 2021
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

bob.richards@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 4

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1971

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date 25 June 2021
Next release

September 2022

Statistical classification

Official Statistic

Contact details

pop.info@ons.gov.uk

Other information