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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

Our most recent publications are:


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, October to December 2019 (March 2020)


Further Information

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


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.


Our contact information.