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Local authority capital expenditure

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  • Release date: 8 October 2013
  • Period covered: 2012-13
  • Next update: 7 October 2014
An annual report which includes information by type of service and local authority.

Key points

  • Capital expenditure for 2012-13 was £1,088 million or £354 per head of population. This represents an increase of £52 million or 5% over the previous year.
  • Capital receipts for 2012-13 were £38 million, a decrease of £10 million or 21% over the previous year.
  • Of the overall capital expenditure, education accounted for 25% (£267 million) followed by transport 21% (£232 million) and housing 20% (£216 million).
  • Police, fire and national park authorities reported expenditure of £24 million, £10 million and £3 million respectively.
  • Capital receipts came mostly from 'other services' £13 million, general administration £9 million and housing £8 million.

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Email: stats.finance@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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