Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The cost of the Vancouver Olympics 2010

Q: How much, on average, did the Vancouver Olympics Committee (VANOC) spend on the Vancouver Olympics 2010?

A: In total, VANOC spent $1.7 billion (Canadian). In addition, it spent 600 million for venues and facilities and 700 million for security according to the business plan and games budget. To add to the final cost, the provincial government spent a controversial $6.1 billion in the six years preparing for the Olympics itself.

Information gathered from the Vancouver Olympics Committee website and budget plan and summary.


Submitted by Kasia Piasecka, Reference Assistant

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