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Details of the levels of average band D council tax by local authority for April 2024 to March 2025.

Main points

  • Average band D council tax for Wales for 2024-25 is £2,024. This includes £1,631 for county councils, £348 for police and £46 for community councils. Band D figures for billing authorities, including police and community councils, vary from £1,813 in Caerphilly to £2,329 in Merthyr Tydfil.
  • County council increases in band D council tax for 2024-25 average £122 or 7.8% over the previous year. Police increases average £23 or 7.1%. These increases combine to produce an average band D rise of £145 or 7.7%.
  • Pembrokeshire has the largest overall band D percentage increase of 11.2%.  Torfaen has the smallest overall band D percentage increase of 5.4%. 
  • South Wales Police have the largest band D increase of 8.7%. North Wales Police have the smallest band D increase of 5.0%.
  • In England, the estimated Band D percentage increase is 5.1%.
  • Welsh average band D council tax is 93% of the latest estimated figure of £2,171 for England.


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