Breakdown of council complaints

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Councils that received the most statutory nuisance complaints per head - Number of statutory nuisance complaints received - Statutory nuisance complaints per 1, 000 residents.

1. Fife - 19,070 - 53

2. Newcastle upon Tyne City - 12,239 - 45

3. Westminster City - 8,600 - 40

4. Stockton-On-Tees - 7,197 - 38

5. Belfast City - 8,680 - 31

6. Tower Hamlets, London - 6,252 - 25

7. Lewes, East Sussex - 2,183 - 23

8. Cookstown, Northern Ireland - 799 - 22

9. Ealing, London - 7,266 - 22

10. Basildon - 3,656 - 21

Councils that received the fewest number of statutory nuisance complaints per head - Number of statutory nuisance complaints received - Statutory nuisance complaints per 1,000 residents

1. Isles of Scilly - 0 - 0

2. Gwynedd - 69 - 0.6

3. Worcestershire - 334 - 0.6

4. Nottinghamshire - 750 - 1

5. Glasgow - 644 - 1.1

6. Peterborough - 217 - 1.2

7. Liverpool - 557 - 12

8. Sunderland - 378 - 1.4

9. Anglesey - 104 - 1.5

10. Amber Valley - 210 - 1.7

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