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Data Provider: Welsh Government Clearance costs of fly-tipping by local authority

These figures are published as Official Statistics. The costs on the Flycapture database for the size categories 'single items', 'single black bags', 'car boot or less', 'small van loads' and 'transit van loads' are set in the system based on national averages. For the other categories, 'tipper lorry loads' and 'significant multiple loads', the costs are entered by the local authority. However, in the guidance national average costs per loads are provided to help local authorities calculate their estimates. This approach aims to reduce differences in local estimation methods and therefore allow for equivalent comparisons to be made at the local authority level.

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[Collapse]Clearance costs by size (£)Click here to sortClearance costs by size (£)
Click here to sortSingle black bagClick here to sortSingle itemClick here to sortCar boot or lessClick here to sortSmall van loadClick here to sortTransit van loadClick here to sortTipper lorry loadClick here to sortSignificant / multi loads
[Collapse]Wales23,961531,425860,9231,800,9041,651,515349,053148,8085,366,589
Wales[Collapse]North Wales3,09488,653122,902330,624220,22569,87523,615858,988
North WalesIsle of Anglesey036,33745,24089,20818,7454,5601,060195,150
Gwynedd7777,94612,70224,86416,1001,540063,929
Conwy77720,12617,342120,51275,55518,9005,350258,562
Denbighshire1,21111,02034,33619,4886,21010019572,560
Flintshire2878,0046,23570,896100,51044,62517,010247,567
Wrexham425,2207,0475,6563,105150021,220
[Collapse]Mid and South West Wales11,522118,987257,607397,656390,310162,31497,9251,435,321
Mid and South West WalesPowys2,0863,24823,08460,98486,02016,4856,120198,027
Ceredigion422,0886,75713,1601,1500023,197
Pembrokeshire1,56814,47124,30267,36857,15521,50017,980204,344
Carmarthenshire6,42651,243123,627126,056110,2852,8751,000421,512
Swansea1,28824,15755,41970,28043,35525,31914,475234,293
Neath Port Talbot11223,78024,41859,80892,34596,13558,350353,948
[Collapse]South East Wales9,345323,785480,4141,072,6241,040,980116,86427,2683,079,920
South East WalesBridgend27349354,49189,20821,50500165,970
Vale of Glamorgan359,0195,39420,66417,4808,122060,714
Rhondda Cynon Taff081,78065,453189,11273,94535,3501,440456,080
Merthyr Tydfil3,02426,99975,45869,38450,8307500226,445
Caerphilly030,42118,87999,008283,59000431,538
Blaenau Gwent1,31616,76221,14155,88886,71017,93611,800211,553
Torfaen7849,74419,51748,55223,8053,5041,966107,872
Monmouthshire1,2394,7568,41023,91219,6656,29230064,574
Newport2,67458,406109,040133,78448,6453,15011,762367,461
Cardiff085,405102,631343,112414,80541,7600987,713

Metadata

Title

Local Authority Recorded Fly-tipping

Last update

February 2021 February 2021

Next update

November 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

WasteDataFlow, Natural Resources Wales

Contact email

stats.environment@gov.wales

Designation

None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Local authorities

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Summary of fly-tipping incidents, enforcement actions and prosecution outcomes.

Data collection and calculation

The statistics are based on the returns made by local authorities to the Waste Data Flow database. The statistics do not cover fly-tipping incidents on private land, and not all incidents of fly-tipping will be reported to the local authority.

The costs for the size categories (single items, single black bags, car boot or less, small van loads and transit van loads) are set in the system based on national averages. For the other categories (tipper lorry loads and significant multiple loads), the costs are entered by the local authority. As these costs vary, a rise or decrease in incidents will not necessarily have the same rise or decrease in costs.

It should be noted that prosecutions do not necessarily take place in the same year as the relevant fly-tipping incident occurs.

Whilst fly-tipping figures are no longer designated as “National Statistics”, they continue to be published in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

2006-07 onwards

Users, uses and context

Data on fly-tipping in Wales is collected in order to help the Welsh Government, local authorities and other agencies to monitor the situation in Wales

Revisions information

Revisions are marked with an (r).

Keywords

Fly-tipping

Statistical quality

The statistics are based on the returns made by local authorities to the Waste Data Flow database. The statistics do not cover fly-tipping incidents on private land, and not all incidents of fly-tipping will be reported to the local authority.

Further data is provided in the Quality Report.