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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Social services revenue outturn expenditure subjective analysis by authority (£ thousand)
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[Collapse]Total social servicesClick here to sortTotal social services
[Expand]Click here to sortTotal children's and families' services[Expand]Click here to sortTotal older people (aged 65 and over)[Expand]Click here to sortTotal social services for adults aged under 65[Expand]Click here to sortService strategy - adult services[Expand]Click here to sortTotal other social services
[Collapse]Total Unitary Authorities659,074625,743630,5905,346.The data item is not applicable1,920,752
Total Unitary AuthoritiesIsle of Anglesey14,33713,49514,7700.The data item is not applicable42,602
Gwynedd25,74227,89824,010191.The data item is not applicable77,841
Conwy17,90727,18032,623970.The data item is not applicable78,680
Denbighshire15,38420,60320,2420.The data item is not applicable56,229
Flintshire26,45726,79833,888323.The data item is not applicable87,467
Wrexham26,30521,90030,4830.The data item is not applicable78,688
Powys28,15134,60331,51580.The data item is not applicable94,349
Ceredigion11,26017,64215,79758.The data item is not applicable44,756
Pembrokeshire17,35625,77230,40079.The data item is not applicable73,607
Carmarthenshire28,69844,70339,792164.The data item is not applicable113,357
Swansea52,25256,64435,3770.The data item is not applicable144,273
Neath Port Talbot33,61829,20833,79553.The data item is not applicable96,674
Bridgend29,24826,15427,872291.The data item is not applicable83,565
Vale of Glamorgan21,27826,35521,716284.The data item is not applicable69,633
Rhondda Cynon Taf62,24456,62843,428834.The data item is not applicable163,134
Merthyr Tydfil18,25611,30011,81080.The data item is not applicable41,446
Caerphilly39,06932,03239,193374.The data item is not applicable110,668
Blaenau Gwent20,91716,02916,793172.The data item is not applicable53,910
Torfaen24,66916,70912,496451.The data item is not applicable54,325
Monmouthshire16,91415,11718,3930.The data item is not applicable50,424
Newport45,26921,46433,692941.The data item is not applicable101,367
Cardiff83,74357,51062,5040.The data item is not applicable203,757



Revenue outturn expenditure: social services

Last update

October 2019 October 2019

Next update

October 2020

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Revenue outturn (RO) 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

The Welsh Government conducts the revenue outturn survey. Data are available on net current expenditure for Wales by service category. The survey is conducted every summer with results available in October.

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 2001-02 onwards.

Statistical quality

See weblinks


The associated statistical releases can be found via the links at the following webpage:
A statistical quality report relating to all Local Government Finance statistical releases can be found at the following webpage:


Local Government Finance, social services revenue expenditure RO3