Funded arts and culture organizations total income in England 2009-2018

This statistic presents the total income generated by arts and cultural organizations regularly funded by Arts Council England (ACE) from financial year 2009/10 to financial year 2017/18. In the latest financial year, ACE funded arts organizations generated a total revenue of 1.76 billion British pounds, of which around half was earned through the organizations' own trade and activities.
Arts Council England is the national development agency providing government and lottery funding for the arts in England.

Annual income of Arts Council funded organizations in England from financial year 2009/10 to 2017/18*

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Release date

October 2018


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

20009/10 to 2017/18

Supplementary notes

* All income streams including earned income, contributed income, Arts Council England subsidies, local authority subsidies and other public subsidies.
Data based on all arts organizations receiving regular funding from Arts Council England. It should be noted that the number of organizations receiving funding and providing enough data to be included in the final data analysis differ each year. The total number of funded organizations and the number analyzed are given below:
2009/10: 854 (n= 836)
2011/12: 832 (n= 796)
2012/13: 690 (n= 689)
2013/14: 703 (n= 701)
2014/15: 703 (n=698)
2015/16: 687 (n=652)
2016/17: 686 (n=649)
2017/18: 678 (n=657)
Since 2013/14 the data has included museums.
Data prior to 2017/18 taken from earlier Annual Submission reports.

Financial year runs April to March.
2010/11 data not available.

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