The Government there has been a very considerable increase in the amount earmarked for CRTVE in the General State Budgets for 2021. In the project presented this Wednesday before the Congress 473 million euros of state contribution have been allocated from a total budget of 1,120 million for the public television corporation.
This figure represents a historical growth of 25.7% compared to a contribution that had only grown by 32 million euros in the last four years. In 2019 the amount allocated by the Government for CRTVE was 376 million euros. In total, the contribution to the public corporation has increased by 97 million euros.
According to sources consulted by investeda good part of this growth is due to the 65 million euros that the State has approved so that RTVE pays the emission rights and the production of the Tokyo Olympics to be held this year 2021.
In any case, we are facing a relevant growth of 32 million, equivalent to the growth of 2019. RTVE received from Condition in 2019 a subsidy of 376 million euros, 32 million more than last year (343), after two years in which the contribution has been frozen, according to the draft Law of General State Budgets presented this Monday in the Congress of Deputies.
The Government increased the state contribution to the public corporation by 17% in 2016 compared to the 292 million in 2015, an amount that was frozen during the three preceding years. In the Budgets In 2018, the increase was 0.4%, the same as that registered in 2017.
In total, the income of RTVE for 2021 they stand at 1,200 million euros, of which 472 million are state contributions (including the contribution of the radioelectric rate), 592 million from other income, including the contribution of private television and telecommunications operators and 54.8 million revenue from advertising and sales.
On the expense side, it is expected that 448 million will be spent on personal expenses, of which 332 million will be salaries and 96 million will be taken on charges from the Social Security. Other operating expenses include an amount of 235 million euros.