The figures used are gross (total before any deductions) for 2022/23.
The Council groups the services it provides under four main areas.
Children's Services spends £258m on primary, secondary and special schools, early learning childcare, children's social care services and sports facilities.
The Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership spends £127m on social care services, including home care and residential care. The Partnership has its own board, the Integration Joint Board, which decides how it should spend its funding.
Place Service spends £69m on a wide range of frontline services, including roads, waste management, planning and building standards, economic development, environmental health, parks and museums.
Transformation, Communities and Corporate Services spends £54m on central support services, including, accountancy, audit, legal, information, communications, technology, human resources and procurement. In addition to these support services, there are also teams delivering welfare benefits and debt advice, some housing related spend and the provision of libraries.
In terms of the Council’s overall expenditure, over 50% is spent on employee costs and 30% is paid to external providers, largely care provision for both adults and children.