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Details of the levels of average band D council tax by local authority for April 2020 to March 2021.

Main points

Average band D council tax for Wales for 2020-21 is £1,667. This includes £1,354 for county councils, £275 for police and £38 for community councils. Band D figures for billing authorities, including police and community councils, vary from £1,445 in Pembrokeshire to £2,009 in Blaenau Gwent.

County council increases in band D council tax for 2020-21 average £62 or 4.6% over the previous year. Police increases average £14 or 5.5%. These increases combine to produce an average band D rise of £76 or 4.8%.

Newport has the largest overall band D percentage increase of 6.9%.  Rhondda Cynon Taf has the smallest overall band D percentage increase of 3.3%.

Gwent Police have the largest band D increase of 6.8%. North Wales Police have the smallest band D increase of 4.5%.

In England, the estimated Band D percentage increase is 3.7%.

Welsh average band D council tax is 92% of the latest estimated figure of £1,815 for England.


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