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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 Authorities785,985806,763692,8735,606.The data item is not applicable2,291,227
Total Unitary AuthoritiesIsle of Anglesey16,81515,08615,7880.The data item is not applicable47,689
Gwynedd30,47535,64726,688197.The data item is not applicable93,008
Conwy20,41333,44731,074973.The data item is not applicable85,907
Denbighshire18,47028,05121,927157.The data item is not applicable68,605
Flintshire28,29330,67837,225226.The data item is not applicable96,421
Wrexham40,30433,61431,0282.The data item is not applicable104,947
Powys37,14945,27234,344303.The data item is not applicable117,067
Ceredigion21,09223,29019,2050.The data item is not applicable63,587
Pembrokeshire20,85433,67238,46680.The data item is not applicable93,072
Carmarthenshire30,20465,99445,366243.The data item is not applicable141,807
Swansea61,41067,29738,9640.The data item is not applicable167,671
Neath Port Talbot37,80736,11035,36860.The data item is not applicable109,345
Bridgend32,28928,58832,425238.The data item is not applicable93,540
Vale of Glamorgan24,35734,36022,885379.The data item is not applicable81,982
Rhondda Cynon Taf72,36269,76256,485990.The data item is not applicable199,599
Merthyr Tydfil18,94212,91311,30981.The data item is not applicable43,244
Caerphilly43,48239,21940,211155.The data item is not applicable123,066
Blaenau Gwent25,99218,84918,461370.The data item is not applicable63,673
Torfaen27,54321,05913,615309.The data item is not applicable62,525
Monmouthshire19,52628,90014,47861.The data item is not applicable62,965
Newport53,79731,22139,303782.The data item is not applicable125,104
Cardiff104,40973,73568,2580.The data item is not applicable246,402



Revenue outturn expenditure: social services

Last update

October 2021 October 2021

Next update

October 2022

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Revenue outturn (RO) data collection, Welsh Government

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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

Statistical quality

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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.


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