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Where ECC spend its money

Essex County Council spends almost £600m each year on adult social care, supporting almost 17,000 people over the age of 18 at any one time. The vast majority of spend is currently on long-term support, rather than short-term support. Spending on residential care and on support to people in their own home is pretty equally matched at present.

We spend in total £496 Million on long term support, and the split by age is:

  • £207 Million spend on people over 65 years old (41.7%)
  • £289 Million spend on working age adults 18-64 (58.3%)




Last updated: 23/03/2023