Provisional Outturn (2013-14) and Budget Estimates (2014-15)
Net Revenue Expenditure figures for all the main services carried out by Scotland's Local Authorities
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Provisional Outturn 2013-14 and Budget Estimates 2014-15
27th May 2014
This Statistics Publication Notice provides details of the Provisional Outturn 2013-14 and Budget Estimates 2014-15 for local authorities in Scotland. This data is collected on the Provisional Outturn and Budget Estimates (POBE) return which collects data on net revenue expenditure for services provided by Scottish local authorities.
The key points are:
- For 2013-14 Scotland's local authorities' provisional outturn total net revenue expenditure was £11.716 billion. Of this figure, £4.608 billion (39.3%) was on Education, and £3.018 billion (25.8%) was on Social Work services. (Table 1). These two services account for over half of the overall expenditure.
- 2013-14 provisional outturn for other main services are: Environmental Services £0.675 billion (5.8%), Culture and Related Services £0.602 billion (5.1%), Roads & Transport £0.459 billion (3.9%), Planning & Development £0.300 billion (2.6%). All other expenditure, including non-HRA housing and Central Services totals £2.054 billion, 17.5% of the total provisional outturn net revenue expenditure. (Table 1).
- For 2014-15 Scotland's local authorities have set a net revenue expenditure budget estimate of £11.788 billion for spending on all services. Of this total, £4.615 billion (39.1%) is for Education, and £3.018 billion (25.6%) is for Social Work services. (Table 2).
- 2014-15 budget estimates for other main services are: Environmental Services £0.682 billion (5.8%), Culture and Related Services £0.619 billion (5.3%), Roads & Transport £0.449 billion (3.8%), Planning & Development £0.298 billion (2.5%). All other expenditure, including non-HRA housing and Central Services totals £2.107 billion, 17.9% of the total budgeted net revenue expenditure. (Table 2).
Table 1: Provisional Outturn 2013-14 of Scotland and Local Authorities by Main Services
Table 2: Budget Estimates 2014-15 of Scotland and Local Authorities by Main Services
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