ONS Regional Revenue and Expenditure Summary

The UK's total Revenue in 2015-2016 was £681,745m, with an expenditure of £753,879m resulting in a deficit of £72,134m. The ONS Have published a regional breakdown for revenue and expenditure numbers. The UK's top performing region was London with a surplus of £26,623m due to raising 24% more revenue than is spent there, with its worse performing region being Northern Ireland with a deficit of 10,068m due to raising only 61% of the revenue required to fund its public services. Scotland in comparison raised 78% of the revenue required to fund its expenditure resulting in a deficit of £15,176m. In fact, only 3 regions of the UK were in surplus, London, The South East and the East of England.

Regional Revenue and Expenditure 2015-2016 Summary
RegionIncome (£m)Expenditure(£m)Balance (£m)Revenue as a % of expenditure
North East 21,522 31,567 -10,04568%
North West 61,633 83,464 -21,83174%
Yorkshire and the Humber 46,267 60,255 -13,98877%
East Midlands 42,323 50,249 -7,92684%
West Midlands 48,835 63,773 -14,93877%
East of England 65,828 64,356 1,472102%
London 136,661 110,038 26,623124%
South East 109,604 94,686 14,918116%
South West 53,470 60,559 -7,08988%
Wales 24,749 38,835 -14,08664%
Scotland 54,965 70,141 -15,17678%
Northern Ireland 15,888 25,956 -10,06861%
UK 681,745 753,879 -72,13490%