Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics 2004-05

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Outstanding debt

TABLE 10 Outstanding debt on local authority services in Scotland, 31 March 2005, by Councils and Boards.

General Fund Services

Trading Services 3

Housing Revenue Account 4

Total All Services Debt £ Thousand

Total All Services Debt per head (£)

Relevant 1

Non-Relevant 2

£ Thousand

per head (£)

£ Thousand

per head(£)

£ Thousand

per head (£)

£ Thousand

per head (£)

Scotland

6,801,631

1,339

42,451

8

131,497

26

2,005,708

395

8,981,287

1,769

Aberdeen City

260,606

1,281

-

-

32,276

159

96,946

477

389,828

1,916

Aberdeenshire

225,923

970

-

-

3,247

14

136,738

587

365,908

1,571

Angus

94,611

872

1,076

10

-

-

23,048

212

118,735

1,094

Argyll & Bute

185,117

2,030

-

-

500

5

37,711

414

223,328

2,449

Clackmannanshire

60,838

1,261

-

-

661

14

20,412

423

81,911

1,698

Dumfries & Galloway

187,856

1,270

51

0

202

1

-

-

188,109

1,272

Dundee City

177,014

1,248

483

3

6,306

44

119,939

845

303,742

2,141

East Ayrshire

124,464

1,040

1,232

10

-

-

63,199

528

188,895

1,578

East Dunbartonshire

95,088

892

81

1

-

-

23,194

218

118,363

1,111

East Lothian

112,837

1,232

-

-

-

-

-

-

112,837

1,232

East Renfrewshire

83,010

926

481

5

1,106

12

19,778

221

104,375

1,165

Edinburgh, City of

561,294

1,237

3,044

7

-

-

251,736

555

816,074

1,799

Eilean Siar

140,908

5,366

-

-

2,989

114

37,439

1,426

181,336

6,905

Falkirk

141,429

959

-

-

-

-

52,565

356

193,994

1,316

Fife

356,152

1,004

-315

-1

1,042

3

130,648

368

487,527

1,375

Glasgow City

1,242,283

2,151

22,140

38

16,631

29

-

-

1,281,054

2,218

Highland

366,483

1,734

262

1

16,563

78

168,157

796

551,465

2,609

Inverclyde

139,822

1,696

1,670

20

1,649

20

81,070

984

224,211

2,720

Midlothian

82,596

1,038

-

-

-

-

1,847

23

84,443

1,061

Moray

114,871

1,310

1,332

15

148

2

43,732

499

160,083

1,825

North Ayrshire

130,521

960

974

7

110

1

60,833

447

192,438

1,415

North Lanarkshire

278,261

862

3,025

9

12

0

105,992

328

387,290

1,200

Orkney Islands

30,977

1,589

-

-

2,861

147

-

-

33,838

1,735

Perth & Kinross

132,851

966

564

4

2,306

17

23,575

171

159,296

1,158

Renfrewshire

130,135

763

1,607

9

648

4

142,268

834

274,658

1,610

Scottish Borders

160,587

1,470

-

-

199

2

236

2

161,022

1,474

Shetland Islands

-

-

-

-

-

-

51,728

2,358

51,728

2,358

South Ayrshire

120,611

1,078

1,425

13

800

7

49,397

442

172,233

1,540

South Lanarkshire

267,003

874

1,092

4

390

1

130,953

429

399,438

1,308

Stirling

130,747

1,514

198

2

-

-

19,593

227

150,538

1,743

West Dunbartonshire

106,103

1,154

1,262

14

334

4

81,216

883

188,915

2,054

West Lothian

155,417

954

767

5

267

2

31,758

195

188,209

1,156

Central Fire

9,437

33

-

-

-

-

-

-

9,437

33

Dumfries & Galloway Fire

5,895

40

-

-

-

-

-

-

5,895

40

Fife Fire

8,786

25

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,786

25

Grampian Fire

14,534

28

-

-

-

-

-

-

14,534

28

Highland & Islands Fire

19,118

69

-

-

-

-

-

-

19,118

69

Lothian & Borders Fire

20,992

23

-

-

-

-

-

-

20,992

23

Strathclyde Fire

51,230

23

-

-

-

-

-

-

51,230

23

Tayside Fire

10,677

28

-

-

-

-

-

-

10,677

28

Central Police

13,382

47

-

-

-

-

-

-

13,382

47

Dumfries & Galloway Police

10,540

71

-

-

-

-

-

-

10,540

71

Fife Police

20,785

59

-

-

-

-

-

-

20,785

59

Grampian Police

9,316

18

-

-

-

-

-

-

9,316

18

Lothian & Borders Police

26,849

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

26,849

30

Northern Police

23,457

84

-

-

-

-

-

-

23,457

84

Strathclyde Police

53,363

24

-

-

-

-

-

-

53,363

24

Tayside Police

16,496

43

-

-

-

-

-

-

16,496

43

Forth Bridge

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

..

Tay Bridge

-

-

-

-

13,416

..

-

-

13,416

..

Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority 5

90,359

41

-

-

26,834

12

-

-

117,193

53

1 The costs of servicing debt on relevant general fund services are supported directly through loan charges support within Aggregate External Finance ( AEF).
2 Debt on general fund services not relevant for loan charges support within AEF is generally on programmes ( e.g. Social Inclusion Partnership ) supported through specific grants.
3 The costs of servicing debt on local authority trading services ( e.g. piers, harbours, slaughter houses ) are mainly met through the charges made for these services.
4 The costs of servicing Housing Revenue Account ( HRA) debt are mainly met from income from rents and from Housing Support Grant.
5 Includes a reaggregation of debt from Strathclyde Councils to the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority.