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Taxation Per Head

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 29 November 1945

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of taxation per head of the population in the United Kingdom for the years 1913–14, 1929–30, 1938–39, 1944–45; and the amount of revenue raised in these years by means of direct and indirect taxation, respectively.

Following are the figures:

Revenue from Taxation.
Direct.Indirect.Taxation per head of Population in United Kingdom.
£000£000£s.d.
1913–1493,81469,2213 114
1929–30434,166242,61514 1510
I938–39561,738335,209l8 179
1944–452,055,8631,069,66765 106