This release provides accurate information on parishes and charter trustees in England for the financial year 2012 to 2013:
- in England in 2012 to 2013 there are 9,967 parishes, 17 charter trustees and 2 Temples of London, giving a total of 9,986 local precepting authorities
- of the 9,984 parishes and charter trustees in England, 9,065 are charging a non-zero precept in 2012 to 2013, 50 fewer than the previous year, or a decrease of 0.5%
- the average band D parish precept in England in 2012 to 2013 is £47.74, an increase of £1.76, or 3.8% over 2011 to 2012
Revisions to 2010-11 and 2011-12 data arising from a number of authorities correcting previously reported data are also included in the release and in the tables.