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Council Tax: Tax Rates and Bands

Volume 472: debated on Thursday 21 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many houses in the Peterborough City Council area were in each council tax band in each year since 1997. (187244)

Details of the number of dwellings in each council tax band in the Peterborough city council area in each year since 1997 are shown in the following table.

Number of dwellings

Band A

Band B

Band C

Band D

Band E

Band F

Band G

Band H

Valuation band ranges

Under £40,000

40,001 to £52,000

£52,001 to £68,000

£68,001 to £88,000

£88,001 to £120,000

£120,001 to £160,000

£160,001 to £320,000

Over £320,000

Total

Ratio to band D1

6/9

7/9

8/9

1

11/19

13/9

15/9

2

1997

31,615

15,682

10,539

4,582

2,600

1,309

662

54

67,043

1998

31,744

15,766

10,532

4,671

2,715

1,318

683

55

67,484

1999

31,852

15,907

10,704

4,797

2,848

1,345

695

56

68,204

2000

31,880

15,981

10,708

4,982

2,930

1,367

706

55

68,609

2001

31,965

16,070

10,844

5,121

3,082

1,444

732

55

69,313

20002

31,979

16,145

10,994

5,300

3,197

1,516

746

55

69,932

2003

31,991

16,338

11,145

5,463

3,354

1,534

751

55

70,631

2004

32,057

16,448

11,324

5,684

3,465

1,599

772

56

71,405

2005

32,215

16,482

11,443

5,792

3,589

1,569

779

55

71,924

2006

32,572

16,778

11,586

6,039

3,706

1,606

798

58

73,143

2007

32,691

17,166

11,681

6,242

3,795

1,661

808

59

74,103

1 Within an authority, the council tax for each valuation band is a fixed ratio to that for Band D. For example, a Band A dwelling will pay 6/9 the Band D amount, and a Band H dwelling w ill pay twice the Band D amount.

The data are provided by the Valuation Office Agency and relate to a particular date in the autumn of each year.