Publication - Statistics

Local Government 2020-21 Provisional Outturn and 2021-22 Budget Estimates

Published: 22 Jun 2021
From:
Chief Statistician
Directorate:
Local Government and Communities Directorate
Part of:
Public sector
ISBN:
9781802010657

This publication summarises the 2020-21 provisional outturn and 2021-22 budget estimates for revenue and capital services provided by Scottish local authorities.

Local Government 2020-21 Provisional Outturn and 2021-22 Budget Estimates
Errata

Errata

An errata was published on 28 July 2021 as a result of Glasgow City providing a revised data return. The changes to figures used in this publication are detailed below, however it should be noted that none of these changes impact the general trends described in the publication.

Provisional outturn net revenue expenditure for 2020-21 has changed from £12,281 million to £12,261 million; and budget estimate net revenue expenditure for 2021-22 has changed from £12,051 million to £12,031 million. These figures are referenced in the Executive Summary and Revenue Expenditure sections of the publication, as well as in Figure 1 and Table 1 (PDF pages 1, 4, 5 & 8).

Provisional outturn net revenue expenditure on Social Work for 2020-21 has changed from £3,542 million to £3,587 million; and budget estimate net revenue expenditure on Social Work for 2021-22 has changed from £3,625 million to £3,671 million. These figures are referenced in the Revenue Expenditure section of the publication, including Figure 2 (PDF pages 5 & 6).

Further to the Social Work figures set out above, the following service-level net revenue expenditure figures in Figure 2 (PDF page 6) have changed:

  • provisional outturn on Culture and Related Services for 2020-21 has changed from £596 million to £577 million;
  • budget estimate on Culture and Related Services for 2021-22 has changed from £583 million to £561 million;
  • provisional outturn on Planning and Development for 2020-21 has changed from £261 million to £260 million;
  • budget estimate on Planning and Development for 2021-22 has changed from £231 million to £233 million;
  • provisional outturn on Central Services for 2020-21 has changed from £660 million to £646 million;
  • provisional outturn on Non-HRA Housing for 2020-21 has changed from £338 million to £306 million;
  • budget estimate on Non-HRA Housing for 2021-22 has changed from £323 million to £276 million.

Provisional outturn other expenditure and income for 2020-21 has changed from £1,063 million to £1,083 million; and budget estimate other expenditure and income for 2021-22 has changed from £1,088 million to £1,108 million. These figures are referenced in the Revenue Expenditure section of the publication, including Table 1 (PDF pages 6 & 8).

Provisional outturn Capital Financing Requirement (CFR) for 2020-21 has changed from £19,960 million to £19,961 million; and budget estimate CFR for 2021-22 has changed from £22,007 million to £22,009 million. These figures are referenced in the Capital Expenditure section of the publication, including Figure 7 (PDF pages 12 & 13).

The relevant commentary, tables and charts in the HTML and PDF, and all associated downloadable excel files, have been updated to reflect these changes.


Contact

Email: lgfstats@gov.scot