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Valuations

Volume 986: debated on Thursday 19 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish in the Official Report the electorate for each district council in Northern Ireland on the 1980 register and indicate the sum raised per elector in the current financial year in respect of (a) domestic property and (b) commercial property, indicating the number of such domestic properties and their average valuation and the number of commercial properties and their average valuation.

Average amount per elector

Domestic

Commercial

*

District Council

Electorate (1980)

Domestic

Commercial

*

Number of properties

Average valuation

Number of properties

Average valuation

££££
Antrim26,574596413,0481331,5191,563
Ards40,415695520,8261402,845914
Armagh33,147463615,2111182,196685
Ballymena37,380595918,1981402,2151,351
Ballymoney15,76148416,991128896944
Banbridge21,219494510,0491191,1311,019
Belfast232,90561112119,15811817,5541,611
Carrickfergus19,73170649,7721451,7731,243
Castlereagh44,972634220,5061561,9271,292
Coleraine31,923728616,0311512,3551,316
Cookstown19,17742418,3391181,114970
Craigavon48,748636823,7971333,7251,150
Down34,038564616,4351302,241799
Dungannon29,576414313,1921072,025834
Fermanagh36,566394316,392982,161832
Larne20,366607710,6721211,6321,184
Limavady15,61951466,9761248131,086
Lisburn54,643676026,6071523,0361,382
Londonderry52,545608323,8381322,8171,771
Magherafelt21,91640359,3551191,248839
Moyle9,64558404,902124650644
Newry50,110474523,7281143,231848
Newtownabbey51,528707624,3891512,5141,916
North Down45,960875222,8921882,2461,127
Omagh28,347383911,9041091,633789
Strabane22,753434010,1121071,253831

* Commercial property, as such, is not separated in rates records. The figures quoted are the figures for non-domestic property excluding Crown property.

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each district council area in Northern Ireland the average rateable valuation for each Housing Executive dwelling.

The information is as follows :

District Council and Average Rateable Value* (£)
Antrim125
Ards110
Armagh107
Ballymena120
Ballymoney106
Banbridge109
Belfast93
Carrickfergus120
Castlereagh114
Coleraine113
Cookstown110
Craigavon123
Down112
Dungannon105
Fermanagh111
Larne118
Limavady112
Lisburn118
Londonderry116
Magherafelt115
Moyle103
Newry & Mourne113
Newtownabbey117
North Down117
Omagh107
Strabane107
* as at 31 December 1979.

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland which are (a) the highest and (b) the lowest domestic and commerical property valuations in Northern Ireland and in which council district they are situated ; and what are the average valuations in each case for all of Northern Ireland.

The information requested in the first part of the question could be supplied only at disproportionate cost.The average net annual values for the whole of Northern Ireland for hereditaments are £130 (domestic) and £1,259 (non-domestic). Commerical property, as such, is not separated in rates records. The non-domestic category includes all hereditaments excluding domestic and Crown property.