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An annual report which includes information on revenue and capital expenditure, non-domestic rates and council tax.
- Gross revenue expenditure, including spending financed by specific grants, stood at £7,741 million or £2,527 per head of population.
- Capital expenditure was £1,036 million, of which £261 million was expenditure on education and £207 million was expenditure on transport.
2012-13 council tax collection
- By 31 March 2013, councils had collected 97% of all council tax due for 2012-13, which was 99% of the amount budgeted to be collected.
- Local authorities budgeted to spend £2,597 per head of population or £7,957 million on gross revenue expenditure.
- Provision for education services accounted for 33% of the total budgeted gross revenue expenditure, social services for 20%, whilst police and fire services accounted for a further 9% and 2% respectively.
- Local authorities forecast capital expenditure to be £1,102 million in 2013-14.
- The total number of dwellings liable for council tax in Wales in 2013-14 was 1,338,304. The average band D council tax across Wales for 2013-14 is £1,226, a rise of 3.2% over 2012 13.
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