Here's how much Europe's royal families really cost
Updated 1545 GMT (2345 HKT) March 19, 2020
Being born royal no longer guarantees a job-free life.
Many European monarchies have "downsized" significantly in recent decades -- meaning that dozens of royals are expected to find gainful employment and pay their own way.
Of the 10 main royal families in Europe, nine still receive public funding for carrying out their duties -- the only exception being the Princely House of Liechtenstein, which doesn't get any taxpayer money to cover its expenses.
How much money each family receives depends on local laws and traditions. Some countries give their royals one large lump sum. In others, the funding comes from a variety of sources, making a direct comparison difficult.