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As the demand increases for statistics and data to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to change our data gathering and release practices, focussing efforts on priority analysis and statistics.


Council tax is a tax on domestic property set by local authorities in order to collect sufficient revenue to meet their demand. It replaced the community charge on 1 April 1993. It is calculated based on the council tax band assigned to each dwelling. Properties in each local authority are assigned to one of nine valuation bands: A to I.