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Local Government Finance

MoneyThis section gives information on how to access statistics relating to Local Government Finance. We are responsible for collecting, analysing and disseminating data on local government income and expenditure, covering revenue and capital spending, council tax and non-domestic rates.

You may browse directly our Publications or Datasets lists for specific information. If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.

The Statistical News Releases page includes those releases related to the Local Government Finance topic.

Local Government Finance statistics in more detail

Current Publications

Our most recent publications are:

 

Provisional Outturn 2015-16 and Budget Estimates 2016-17 (Published 21 June 2016)

 

Capital Expenditure and Financing: Provisional Outturn - 2015-16 (Published 21 June 2016)

 

Council Tax Collection Statistics, 2015-16 (Published 15 June 2016)

 

Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, 2015-16 (Published 15 June 2016)

 

Non-domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals - Scotland, 2014-15 Quarter 4 (Published 12 May 2016)

 

Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics 2014-15 (Published 29 February 2016)

 

Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, October to December 2015 (Published 29 February 2016)

 

Non-Domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals 2015-16 Quarter 3 (Published 24 February 2016)

 

Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, July to September 2015 (Published 2 December 2015)

 

Non-Domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals 2015-16 Quarter 2 (Published 26 November 2015)

 

Non Domestic Rates Relief Statistics for Small Business in Scotland 2015 (Published 30 October 2015)

 

Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, April to June 2015 (Published 16 September 2015)

 

Non-Domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals 2015-16 Quarter 1 (Published 20 August 2015)

 

 

In addition to those publications listed above, local government capital expenditure data is published in Scottish Local Authority Capital Expenditure.

 

Future Publications

The provisional timetable for our next set of publications is as follows:

 

  • Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, April to June 2016 (September 2016)
  • Non-domestic Rates Relief for Small Businesses in Scotland 2016 (October 2016)
  • Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, July to September 2016 (December 2016)

 

Further Information

Publications
Recent statistical publications on Local Government Finance, including background information, and other selected sources.

 

Datasets
Background data and tables are available in Excel format.

 

Data Supplier Area
Guidance and forms for our data suppliers.

 

Methods and Background
Methodology and background information to Local Government Finance statistics.

 

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Local Government Finance statistical collections.

 

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.

 

Contacts
Our contact information.