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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics CHART: Roads and transport revenue outturn expenditure, by service (£ thousand)
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[Collapse]Total transport planning, highways, roads and transport271,216270,500265,293267,074
Total transport planning, highways, roads and transport[Expand]Transport planning, policy and strategy15,62516,83014,83915,734
[Collapse]Total highways and roads164,427162,723165,005161,247
Total highways and roads[Expand]Total construction1,7553,9513,8182,459
[Expand]Total structural maintenance46,64743,81642,91042,257
[Expand]Environment, safety and routine maintenance58,60059,45356,70061,542
[Expand]Winter service12,30513,96020,62315,475
[Expand]Street lighting (including energy costs)32,78330,99330,98131,423
[Expand]Total traffic management and road safety12,33810,5499,9748,092
[Collapse]Total transport91,16490,94885,44890,093
Total transport[Expand]Parking of vehicles-13,814-13,979-14,420-16,085
[Expand]Total public transport99,828100,24295,062101,856
[Expand]Airports, harbours and toll facilities5,1504,6854,8064,321


Revenue outturn expenditure: roads and transport

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 2002-03 onwards.

Statistical quality
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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, roads transport revenue expenditure RO2