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Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, 2016-17

DescriptionThe publication provides statistics on the Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme, which reduces the Council Tax liability of low income households in Scotland.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 21, 2017


An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78851 040 0 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 265929

This document is also available in pdf format (813KB)
The tables and charts are also available in Excel format (247KB)


Key Points

1. Introduction
1.1 How CTR awards are calculated

2. Number of CTR recipients
2.1 CTR recipients over time
2.2 CTR recipients by passported status
2.3 CTR recipients by age and family type
2.4 CTR recipients by deprivation
2.5 Full and partial CTR

3. Weekly income foregone estimates
3.1 Weekly income foregone over time
3.2 Average weekly award by passported status
3.3 Average weekly award by age and family type

4. Chargeable dwellings and Council Tax Bands

5. CTR impact on Council Tax income

6. Background notes
6.1 Data sources and validation
6.2 Supplementary tables
6.3 Revisions and further information

An Official Statistics publication for Scotland