Total United Kingdom HMRC tax receipts 2000-2018

United Kingdom (UK) total HMRC tax receipts from fiscal year 2000/01 to fiscal year 2017/2018 (in billion GBP)

by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 7, 2019
Total United Kingdom HMRC tax receipts 2000-2018 In 2017/18 the value of HMRC tax receipts for the United Kingdom amounted to 594.3 billion British pounds. This represented a net increase of 278.7 billion pounds when compared with 2001/01. Since that year, the total value of tax receipts showed year-on-year increases except in 2008/09 and 2009/10 when it the value declined.
Tax revenue sources
Of the 594.3 billion pounds collected by the taxman in 2017/18, over 181 billion of this came from income tax receipts. Tax collected from National insurance accounted for 130 billion pounds of tax revenue, while the United Kingdom’s goods and services tax; Value-added Tax (VAT) amounted to 12.5.3 billion pounds.

Government spending
For the fiscal year 2019/20, the UK government has budgeted 256 billion pounds for social protection, which includes spending on pensions and welfare. Health and education were the second and third largest spending categories, amounting to 166 billion and 103 billion pounds respectively.
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United Kingdom (UK) total HMRC tax receipts from fiscal year 2000/01 to fiscal year 2017/2018 (in billion GBP)

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Tax receipts in billion GBP
2017/18*594.3
2016/17569.3
2015/16533.7
2014/15515.3
2013/14493.6
2012/13473.8
2011/12472.3
2010/11453.6
2009/10414.9
2008/09445.5
2007/08456.2
2006/07428.6
2005/06402.9
2004/05375.8
2003/04347.9
2002/03324.7
2001/02321.7
2000/01315.6
Tax receipts in billion GBP
2017/18*594.3
2016/17569.3
2015/16533.7
2014/15515.3
2013/14493.6
2012/13473.8
2011/12472.3
2010/11453.6
2009/10414.9
2008/09445.5
2007/08456.2
2006/07428.6
2005/06402.9
2004/05375.8
2003/04347.9
2002/03324.7
2001/02321.7
2000/01315.6
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 7, 2019
In 2017/18 the value of HMRC tax receipts for the United Kingdom amounted to 594.3 billion British pounds. This represented a net increase of 278.7 billion pounds when compared with 2001/01. Since that year, the total value of tax receipts showed year-on-year increases except in 2008/09 and 2009/10 when it the value declined.
Tax revenue sources
Of the 594.3 billion pounds collected by the taxman in 2017/18, over 181 billion of this came from income tax receipts. Tax collected from National insurance accounted for 130 billion pounds of tax revenue, while the United Kingdom’s goods and services tax; Value-added Tax (VAT) amounted to 12.5.3 billion pounds.

Government spending
For the fiscal year 2019/20, the UK government has budgeted 256 billion pounds for social protection, which includes spending on pensions and welfare. Health and education were the second and third largest spending categories, amounting to 166 billion and 103 billion pounds respectively.
Show more
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