The Harrogate district has a population of roughly 156,300, the 18th highest of the 201 English shire districts, spread over a largely rural area.

The council's net revenue budget for 2018/19 (that is net expenditure to be funded from business rates and council tax) is £16.1m and the total capital budget across the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account is £20.1m.

The council provides a range of local services and plans to spend a net amount of £103 per resident on its services in 2018/19. Of this, £10 comes from redistributed business rates and £93 from council tax - equivalent to roughly £1.78 per week per resident.

Budget 2018/19

Details of the council's spending plans for both revenue and capital for 2018/19 are shown in the downloads available below.