Cultural Affairs and Sport

Western Cape Department Budget for 2016-17


A socially inclusive, creative, active and connected Western Cape.


We encourage excellence and inclusiveness in sport and culture through the effective, efficient and sustainable use of our resources, and through creative partnerships. In moving to excellence and making the Western Cape the sports and cultural centre of South Africa, we will create the conditions for access and mass participation, talent identification and skills development.

Main services and core functions

Cultural Affairs and Sport is a tool that is used to assist with the building of a socially inclusive Western Cape community. The Department’s four Programmes provide the following main services and core functions:

  • Programme 1: Administration provides overall financial and strategic management and administrative support for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport.

  • Programme 2: Cultural Affairs provides arts and culture, museum, heritage and language-related services to the inhabitants of the Western Cape.

  • Programme 3: Library and Archive Services provides comprehensive library and archive services in the Western Cape.

  • Programme 4: Sport and Recreation provides sport and recreation activities for the inhabitants of the Western Cape.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Cultural Affairs
Library and Archive Services
Sport and Recreation

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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