Capital Gains Tax

Statistics related to all aspects of Capital Gains Tax.

These statistics principally provide information on accruals of Capital Gains Tax and the amounts of capital gains on which the tax is paid, by relevant tabulating quantities, for example, tax year, size of income and asset holding length.

The most recent publication can be found under the National Statistics sub-heading below.

You can find older tables on The National Archives website:

There is also information on tax receipts, the cost of tax reliefs and ready reckoner estimates (includes, for example, the costs of making changes to reliefs and thresholds) which include some estimates for Capital Gains Tax.

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National Statistics

  1. Capital Gains Tax commentary and supporting documentation
  2. Capital Gains Tax statistical tables
  3. Rates of Capital Gains Tax

Other statistics information

Published 31 October 2013
Last updated 1 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Page updated to include the most recent commentary document, supporting documentation and tables.
  2. New edition to include 2016 to 2017 Self Assessment data for tables 1 to 5 and 2015 to 2016 data for tables 6 to 8.
  3. Updated tables.
  4. Updated tables
  5. Updated tables .
  6. Statistics updated for 2011 to 2012 and 2012 to 2013
  7. First published.