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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 Authorities715,911653,765656,9635,591.The data item is not applicable2,032,230
Total Unitary AuthoritiesIsle of Anglesey14,28213,75815,0440.The data item is not applicable43,084
Gwynedd29,75330,27625,127191.The data item is not applicable85,348
Conwy19,47429,07132,136981.The data item is not applicable81,662
Denbighshire17,39521,85521,270155.The data item is not applicable60,676
Flintshire27,81329,14235,341351.The data item is not applicable92,647
Wrexham30,42223,68629,1963.The data item is not applicable83,307
Powys34,95339,02332,433410.The data item is not applicable106,818
Ceredigion17,45216,94017,1401.The data item is not applicable51,532
Pembrokeshire17,92525,86134,52457.The data item is not applicable78,367
Carmarthenshire28,10343,19047,953234.The data item is not applicable119,480
Swansea56,15255,26837,2980.The data item is not applicable148,717
Neath Port Talbot36,21829,20734,00157.The data item is not applicable99,483
Bridgend29,12026,79929,088295.The data item is not applicable85,302
Vale of Glamorgan22,42426,91322,085357.The data item is not applicable71,779
Rhondda Cynon Taf65,75359,84851,986842.The data item is not applicable178,430
Merthyr Tydfil18,67211,58510,32781.The data item is not applicable40,665
Caerphilly40,19931,57838,471164.The data item is not applicable110,413
Blaenau Gwent21,21816,81617,945143.The data item is not applicable56,121
Torfaen26,13916,83712,925579.The data item is not applicable56,480
Monmouthshire19,17523,69411,5570.The data item is not applicable54,426
Newport48,10525,86936,772691.The data item is not applicable111,437
Cardiff95,16456,55064,3430.The data item is not applicable216,058



Revenue outturn expenditure: social services

Last update

January 2021 January 2021

Next update

October 2021

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


Local Government Finance, social services revenue expenditure RO3


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: