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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 Authorities982,980813,656806,9757,180.The data item is not applicable2,610,791
Total Unitary AuthoritiesIsle of Anglesey21,49317,65518,3740.The data item is not applicable57,522
Gwynedd35,45442,60832,722204.The data item is not applicable110,988
Conwy28,45730,69637,2311,189.The data item is not applicable97,574
Denbighshire24,32624,45926,6170.The data item is not applicable75,403
Flintshire37,14332,18144,992347.The data item is not applicable114,663
Wrexham58,75231,03838,884191.The data item is not applicable128,865
Powys46,43446,67036,428305.The data item is not applicable129,837
Ceredigion27,65124,94721,8280.The data item is not applicable74,425
Pembrokeshire25,90434,14241,030108.The data item is not applicable101,184
Carmarthenshire39,61157,90552,589246.The data item is not applicable150,351
Swansea71,09070,25348,5180.The data item is not applicable189,861
Neath Port Talbot44,33837,30543,26674.The data item is not applicable124,983
Bridgend45,10933,02542,930253.The data item is not applicable121,317
Vale of Glamorgan27,08231,86627,4781,396.The data item is not applicable87,823
Rhondda Cynon Taf81,83675,45070,509827.The data item is not applicable228,623
Merthyr Tydfil22,11013,70612,65085.The data item is not applicable48,551
Caerphilly58,29639,69848,451177.The data item is not applicable146,622
Blaenau Gwent30,40418,46722,385245.The data item is not applicable71,500
Torfaen31,26918,70814,538222.The data item is not applicable64,737
Monmouthshire33,75533,45612,34865.The data item is not applicable79,623
Newport61,94033,45035,1911,245.The data item is not applicable131,825
Cardiff130,52765,97078,0160.The data item is not applicable274,513



Revenue outturn expenditure: social services

Last update

October 2023 October 2023

Next update

October 2024

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