The Numbers: The National Botanic Gardens of Wales

The figures behind the charity that carries out education, research and conservation work in the field of botany

The National Botanic Gardens of Wales
The National Botanic Gardens of Wales

£2.93m - The charity's income for the year ending March 2012, compared with £2.38m in the previous year

£813m - The charity's grant from the Welsh government, its single largest source of income.

The charity's other major sources of funding were merchandising, which raised £971,000, and admission fees, which raised £408,000

£3.6m - Free reserves at year-end, equal to about 18 months' expenditure. The charity's target was to hold about £2m

£80k - No employee was paid more than this

120,000 - The number of visitors to the gardens in the year

5,000 - The number of plants produced on the site for sale by the gardens' commercial operation

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