Parking profits: see how much your council made

Welsh councils made more than £8million in profit from parking in 2012/13 Photo: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive

A new report from the RAC Foundation shows details of how much money parking fees and charges managed to raise for Wales' 22 councils.

Here is a list of councils ranked in order of most to least income from parking charges:

  • 1) Cardiff: total £6.2million; surplus £2.6million
  • 2) Swansea: total £4.4million; surplus £1.2million
  • 3) Carmarthenshire: total £2.1million; surplus £487,000
  • 4) Gwynedd: total £2.1million; surplus £800,000
  • 5) Neath Port Talbot: total £1.7million; surplus £247,000
  • 6) Denbighshire: total £1.4million; surplus £677,000
  • 7) Conwy: total £1.4million; surplus £560,000
  • 8) Pembrokeshire: total £1.3million; surplus £264,000
  • 9) Rhondda Cynon Taf: total £1.3million; surplus £478,000
  • 10) Powys: total £1.2million; surplus £358,000
  • 11) Monmouthshire: total £1.1million; surplus £461,000
  • 12) Bridgend: total £1.1million; surplus £300,000
  • 13) Ceredigion: total £1million; surplus £287,000
  • 14) Merthyr Tydfil: total £885,000; surplus £340,000
  • 15) Wrexham: total £847,000; surplus £240,000
  • 16) Newport: total £660,000; surplus £206,000
  • 17) Caerphilly: total £659,000; surplus £162,000
  • 18) Isle of Anglesey: total £330,00; surplus £55,000
  • 19) Vale of Glamorgan: total £318,000; surplus £238,000
  • 20) Flintshire: total £209,000; surplus £100,000
  • 21) Torfaen: no information on income; surplus £39,000
  • 22) Blaenau Gwent: no information on income; surplus £311,000.