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Local authority capital expenditure

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  • Release date: 7 October 2014
  • Period covered: 2013-14
An annual report which includes information by type of service and local authority.

Key points

  • Capital expenditure for 2013-14 was £1,041 million or £338 per head of population. This represents a decrease of £47 million or 4% over the previous year.
  • Capital receipts for 2013-14 were £52 million, an increase of £12 million or 31% over the previous year.
  • Of the overall capital expenditure, education accounted for 26% (£274 million) followed by housing 21% (£224 million) and transport 17% (£175  million).
  • Police, fire and national park authorities reported expenditure of £40 million, £11 million and £2 million respectively.
  • Capital receipts came mostly from housing £12 million and planning and development £11 million.

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

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