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CBS, STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF ISRAEL 2009 2009 למ''ס, שנתון סטטיסטי לישראל 9 CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT NATIONAL EXPENDITURE ON Sports and games: Sport clubs, swimming pools, purchase of sports equipment etc.; CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT organization of games and sports AND SPORT competitions. (Tables 9.1- 9.2) Computers and Internet: Using the Internet, DEFINITIONS purchasing computers and equipment for The definition of the field and its classification computers. were based on a combination of two Nature and the environment: Recreational definitions: activities connected with nature and (1) UNESCO recommendations (UNESCO: preservation of the environment. Recommendation Concerning the International Gambling: National Lottery and "Sport- Standardization of Statistics on the Public Toto". Financing of Cultural Activities, adopted on the General administration and not-classified report of Programme Commission V at the miscellaneous activities: Administration of thirty-seventh plenary meeting, on October 27, cultural, youth and sports activities; non-profit 1980). institutions n.e.s. (2) The definitions of private consumption and its classification in the national SOURCES OF DATA AND METHODS OF accounts. (System of National Accounts CALCULATION 1993, Commission of the European The main national expenditure on culture, Communities, International Monetary Fund, entertainment and sport is the expenditure of Organization for Economic Co-operation and households on goods and services supplied Development, United Nations, World Bank, by business enterprises. In addition, the 1993). expenditure on culture, entertainment and According to this definition, the following sport includes the value of the services to items are included in national households supplied by the government, expenditure on culture, entertainment national institutions, local authorities and and sport: non-profit institutions. As these services have Cultural heritage: Museums, archives, no market price, they are estimated at the preservation of historical monuments and value of costs of manufacturing - labour cost, archeological excavations. other current purchases of goods and Literature and printed matter: Libraries, services, and estimated depreciation. books, newspapers and other periodicals The remainder is the expenditure on (excluding textbooks and school libraries). construction of buildings and purchase of Music and performing arts: Theatre, dance equipment for culture, entertainment and and concerts; night clubs and other sport. entertainment performances; purchase of The national expenditure on culture, musical instruments and equipment for entertainment and sport is classified by the playing and listening to music. following sectors: Visual arts: Painting, sculpture and other (1) Government offices and national arts; art galleries. institutions Government offices Cinema and photography: Production and expenditures and expenditures of the screening of films, purchase of photographic Jewish Agency and the World Zionist and filming equipment. Organization in the sphere of culture, Radio and television: Radio and television entertainment and sport. broadcasts, purchase of radio and television (2) Local authorities: expenditures of sets. municipalities, local councils and regional Socio-cultural activities: Community councils on celebrations, performers, centres and other socio-cultural activities. parks and other expenditures in the field CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT )80( תרבות, בידור וספורט of culture, entertainment and sport. General), the national institutions and the (3) Non-profit institutions. local authorities. (a) Non-profit institutions, where Expenditures of Non-Profit Institutions were the government, the Jewish obtained from a survey which included about Agency or the local authorities 230 institutions. The survey is based on finance most of the financial reports of the institutions expenditure (e.g. community summarizing their expenditure and its centres). components according to type of institution. (b) Private Non-Profit Institutions. REVISED ESTIMATES (4) Business sector: household Revisions of estimates published in the expenditure on purchases of cultural previous Statistical Abstract were introduced goods and services such as: purchase as follows: of tickets for cinema, theatre, etc.; 1. As of 1995, the imputed expenditure on purchase of durable commodities, consumption of fixed capital by the such as television sets, home video government and local authorities was added. machines, and radios; purchase of Consumption of fixed capital was calculated entertainment products and other on the basis of the annual current hobbies, such as toys, games, expenditure on investments in construction, flowers, pets, etc. and in machinery and equipment. Classification by operating sector is similar to 2. Revisions for the period 1995-2007 in that of the National Expenditure on Education the business sector were made, due to (see Chapter 8 - Education). integration of the 2007 Households In classification by financing sector, financing Expenditure Survey findings, as well as to by the sector is defined as the total of direct updating of the method for calculating the expenditure on goods and services along domestic product. with subsidies, grants, transfers and other net 3. Current revisions in estimates for 2006- payments to other sectors (excluding loans). 2007 are based on detailed financial In government financing, the component of statements or on other information. support through unlinked, low-interest government loans is not included. CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT, ESTIMATES AT CONSTANT PRICES AND SPORTS ACTIVITIES OF The annual changes in the national HOUSEHOLDS expenditure on culture, entertainment and (Tables 9.3-9.6) sport at constant prices were calculated The goods and services examined in the separately for each sector (government, local Household Expenditure Survey were adjusted authorities, non-profit institutions and the to the definitions of UNESCO and the World business sector), and for each type of Bank, in order to enable publication of data expenditure (work, current purchases, on culture, entertainment and sports activities depreciation, construction and equipment). by standard of living (see definitions of the See details in National Expenditure on international classification above). Education, Chapter 8 - Education. DEFINITIONS SOURCES Purchase of subscriptions to cultural Estimates of expenditures by households are performances, movie theaters, or based on the findings of surveys on museums: Season tickets to concerts, plays, household expenditure as well as on current ballet, movies or opera performances. data on purchase of goods and services, Purchase of subscriptions to culture, collected while preparing the estimates of entertainment, and sports activities: The private consumption. households in the sample were asked The estimates of expenditure by the whether they had purchased/renewed government, the national institutions and the subscriptions to a variety of culture, local authorities were prepared on the basis entertainment, and sports activities during the of a detailed analysis of the expenditure three months preceding the interview. The items in the government’s financial reports (which are prepared by the Accountant CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT )81( תרבות, בידור וספורט data are an annual estimate based on the MUSEUMS participants’ responses. (Table 9.11) Purchase of newspapers, magazines, and books: The households in the sample were The survey of museums was conducted by asked to keep a two-week journal, in which the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport, they listed all of the daily expenditures of all the Center for Information and Research on household members over the two-week Culture. period. The data are an annual estimate In 2006 and 2007 there were 53 museums in based on the participants’ responses. Israel recognized under the Museums Law, Magazines: Monthly or weekly magazines 1983. (including publications of the Society for The 2006 report describes the activities of 50 Protection of Nature). museums, including one that is not funded For additional data on the Household by the Department of Museums (the Open Expenditure Survey, see Introduction to Museum at the Tefen and Omer industrial Chapter 5 – Households and Families. parks). The 2007 report presents the activities of 51 museums, among them 2 that THE SOCIAL SURVEY are not funded (the open museums at the (Tables 9.7-9.8) Tefen and Omer industrial parks, and the For additional data on the Social Survey, see Beth Hatefutsoth Diaspora Museum). Introduction to Chapter 7 – Society and The activities of the Yad Vashem Museum, Welfare. which operates under the “Yad Vashem Law”; and the Dagon Museum, which is a MOVIE THEATERS branch of the Hecht Museum, are not (Tables 9.9-9.10) surveyed in the report. SOURCES SOURCES Data on full-length films, by continent and Data were obtained by analyzing the data of country of production were obtained from the the Center for Information and Research on Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport. Culture, which conducted a survey on this Data on commercial movie theaters were topic under the auspices of the Ministry of obtained from the Israel Movie Theater Science, Culture and Sport. Association. Data on cinematheques were obtained from the various cinematheques. SELECTED PUBLICATIONS SPECIAL SERIES 946 Extracurricular Activities of 9th-12th 1297 Libraries – Media Centers in Grade Pupils, Hebrew and Arab Primary and Post-Primary Schools Education, 1990/91, Part I 2004/05 962 Extracurricular Activities of 9th-12th 1351 National Expenditure on Culture, Grade Pupils, Hebrew and Arab Recreation and Sports, 1984/85-2007 Education, 1990/91, Part II 996 Time Use in Israel, Time Budget CURRENT BRIEFINGS IN STATISTICS Survey, 1991/92 4, 1998 Daily Newspapers and Periodicals 1029 Time Use in Israel, Additional Published in Israel, 1995 Findings from the Time Budget 22, 2000 Books Published in Israel, 1996 Survey, 1991/92 1, 2007 Culture in Primary Schools: Content and Activities 1187 Reading, Leisure and Sports Activities, 1999 1166 Public Libraries, 1998 CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT )82( תרבות, בידור וספורט
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