Monday, August 22, 2011

EUROPE: WYD: COMPLETELY SELF-FINANCED- BENEFITS FOR SPAIN'S ECONOMY

IND. CATH. NEWS REPORT:
World Youth Day 2011 – Financial data | budget,World Youth Day

The total budget for World Youth Day is around 50 million Euros and is completely self-financed. The cost is covered in full by pilgrim registrations (70%) and donations (30%). No contribution has been made towards World Youth Day by the Spanish government or the local councils in Madrid. World Youth Day costs the Spanish tax-payer nothing, while it has been estimated that World Youth Day will contribute in excess of 100 million Euros to the Spanish economy.

Income

Pilgrim registrations 31,500,000

Company sponsorship 16,500,000
Donations and other individual donations, SMS, info, product sales, etc 2,482,621

TOTAL INCOME 50,482,621

Expenditure
01 Pilgrim bag contents 4,763,655 Includes materials, production and distribution
02 General Secretariat and Welcome 5,567,511

Preparatory materials, organisation offices, welcoming costs
03 Executive directors and finance 712,594

Salaries, travelling, finance costs
04 Computer systems 2,130,837

Equipment (software and hardware)
05 Central acts (Cibeles, Recol., 4V) 12,530,746

Screens, sound systems, preparation of main acts
06 City environment 367,753

Plan of activities for environment
07 Disabled 101,746

Preparation of special spaces for the disabled
08 Infrastructure 7,253,657

Tents, installations, water, energy bills, etc
09 Security and accreditation 1,258,489

Accreditations, pilgrim passes, individual security
10 Other acts 580,233

Sound, image, etc Almudena, Escorial, Retiro, etc

11 Lodgings and catechesis 2,044,430


12 Promotion 2,627,600 Of the brand JMJ/WYD

13 Cultural prog. and pilgrim guide 4,199,989
14 Volunteers 3,983,750 Accommodation, equipment and maintenance costs
15 Communications and media 2,359,631

Press room, TV costs, signals, Press Centres, etc

TOTAL EXPENDITURE 50,482,621

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