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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 Authorities848,802826,943734,58712,214.The data item is not applicable2,422,546
Total Unitary AuthoritiesIsle of Anglesey18,68217,50016,5750.The data item is not applicable52,757
Gwynedd32,82438,15131,948180.The data item is not applicable103,103
Conwy22,91535,43531,338981.The data item is not applicable90,669
Denbighshire20,26428,44624,495122.The data item is not applicable73,327
Flintshire33,24833,77840,515324.The data item is not applicable107,865
Wrexham48,43534,85535,483225.The data item is not applicable118,997
Powys42,53347,63534,828343.The data item is not applicable125,340
Ceredigion21,22523,62119,6460.The data item is not applicable64,492
Pembrokeshire24,42436,02738,18585.The data item is not applicable98,721
Carmarthenshire32,61368,76549,735246.The data item is not applicable151,359
Swansea62,81372,88343,8850.The data item is not applicable179,581
Neath Port Talbot37,42135,13037,69665.The data item is not applicable110,312
Bridgend34,36228,51730,375572.The data item is not applicable93,826
Vale of Glamorgan31,34835,11723,893462.The data item is not applicable90,820
Rhondda Cynon Taf74,92469,00558,405514.The data item is not applicable202,848
Merthyr Tydfil18,86614,09213,28282.The data item is not applicable46,322
Caerphilly47,68840,51843,085167.The data item is not applicable131,458
Blaenau Gwent28,09515,92120,418367.The data item is not applicable64,800
Torfaen26,73918,92616,954363.The data item is not applicable62,981
Monmouthshire21,22831,92914,2571.The data item is not applicable67,415
Newport53,64833,13740,195785.The data item is not applicable127,765
Cardiff114,50871,20272,0750.The data item is not applicable257,785



Revenue outturn expenditure: social services

Last update

October 2022 October 2022

Next update

October 2023

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

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:

Statistical quality

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Local Government Finance, social services revenue expenditure RO3