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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 transport265,293267,074270,525310,385
Total transport planning, highways, roads and transport[Expand]Transport planning, policy and strategy14,83915,73417,09414,682
[Collapse]Total highways and roads165,005161,247159,141166,029
Total highways and roads[Expand]Total construction3,8182,4592,4341,931
[Expand]Total structural maintenance42,91042,25741,28542,498
[Expand]Environment, safety and routine maintenance56,70061,54260,02662,951
[Expand]Winter service20,62315,47514,44517,088
[Expand]Street lighting (including energy costs)30,98131,42332,32531,032
[Expand]Total traffic management and road safety9,9748,0928,62510,528
[Collapse]Total transport85,44890,09394,290129,674
Total transport[Expand]Parking of vehicles-14,420-16,085-15,4029,221
[Expand]Total public transport95,062101,856102,755104,992
[Expand]Airports, harbours and toll facilities4,8064,3216,9377,724
[Expand]COVID-19 - Transport planning, highways, roads and transport.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable7,738



Revenue outturn expenditure: roads and transport

Last update

October 2021 October 2021

Next update

October 2022

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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Local Government Finance, roads transport revenue expenditure RO2


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