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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Budgeted education revenue expenditure by service and sector (£ thousand)
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[Collapse]Education7,529(r) 1,210,598947,025135,819100,831(r) 2,723,633(r) -363,196
Education[Collapse]Schools budget7,529(r) 1,210,598947,025135,819100,831(r) 2,401,801(r) -321,507
Schools budgetIndividual schools budget3,838(r) 1,131,233886,334111,97495,883(r) 2,229,263(r) -305,859
Additional learning needs19527,92633,68815,8143,22280,845-2,143
Inter authority recoupment251,7703,2805,154-18610,043-1,001
Other Schools budget3,47147,07918,7542,5371,79773,638-12,504
Capital expenditure charged to revenue account07603,77063654,6580
[Collapse]LEA Budget.....(r) 321,831(r) -41,689
LEA BudgetAdditional learning needs.....21,551-1,121
School improvement.....23,060-1,818
Access to education (excluding transport) - school.....41,905-7,197
Access to education (excluding transport) - non-school.....945-192
Home to school transport.....118,3650
Home to college transport.....8,3120
Further education and training for young persons and adults (excluding youth service).....16,966-13,246
Youth service.....(r) 28,208(r) -10,993
Strategic management - schools.....48,842-373
Strategic management - non-school.....4,335-14
Other LEA budget - schools.....1,567-140
Other LEA budget - non-schools.....7,775-6,594


Revenue budgeted expenditure: education

Last update
December 2019 December 2019

Next update
June 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Revenue budget (RA) data collection, Welsh Government

Contact email

National Statistics

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

General description
Revenue expenditure is the cost of running local authority services such as staffing, heating, lighting and cleaning, together with expenditure on goods and services consumed within the year.

Data collection and calculation
The information presented here is collected via annual returns from Welsh Local Authorities.

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
Data are shown for each financial year from 2017-18 onwards.

Statistical quality
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A statistical quality report relating to all Local Government Finance statistical releases can be found at the following webpage:

Local Government Finance, education school budget expenditure