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Details of the levels of average band D council tax by local authority for April 2021 to March 2022.

Main points

Average band D council tax for Wales for 2021-22 is £1,731. This includes £1,403 for county councils, £290 for police and £39 for community councils. Band D figures for billing authorities, including police and community councils, vary from £1,504 in Pembrokeshire to £2,078 in Blaenau Gwent.

County council increases in band D council tax for 2021-22 average £49 or 3.5% over the previous year. Police increases average £15 or 5.5%. These increases combine to produce an average band D rise of £64 or 3.8%.

Wrexham has the largest overall band D percentage increase of 6.4%.  Rhondda Cynon Taf has the smallest overall band D percentage increase of 3.0%.

Dyfed Powys Police have the largest band D increase of 5.8%. North Wales Police have the smallest band D increase of 5.1%.

In England, the estimated Band D percentage increase is 4.2%.

Welsh average band D council tax is 91% of the latest estimated figure of £1,895 for England.


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