Council Tax levels set by local authorities in England 2024 to 2025

27 March 2024

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has published information on council tax levels set by councils in England for the financial year 2024/25.

The average Band D precept charged by a parish or charter trustee for 2024-25 will be £85.88, an increase of £6.74, or 8.5%, from 2023-24.

Parish precepts in 2024/25 will total £783 million, which is £75 million higher than in 2023/24 and 1.9% of overall council tax. 

The statistical release also shows:

  • The average Band D council tax set by local authorities in England (including local councils) for 2024/25 is £2,171, an increase of £106 or 5.1% on the 2023/24 figure of £2,065.
  • The overall council tax requirement is £41.2 billion, £2.5 billion higher than in 2023/24.
  • The total tax base for setting council tax in 2024/25 is 19.0 million Band D equivalent dwellings, compared to 18.7 million Band D equivalent dwellings in 2023/24.

DLUHC will publish individual parish data for 2024/25 in May 2024.

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