Venture Capital Trusts statistics

Venture Capital Trust (VCT) is a tax-based venture capital scheme designed to help smaller higher-risk trading companies to raise finance.

The Venture Capital Trust (VCT) Official and National Statistics publications provide information on the number of trusts and the amount of investment raised from investors. They also provide information on the number of investors and the amounts invested reported on investors’ Self Assessment tax returns.

You can find background information and detailed guidance in the Venture Capital Schemes Manual.

National Statistics

Official statistics

Other statistics information

  1. Venture Capital Trusts statistics: introductory note
Published 26 September 2014
Last updated 11 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Addition of December 2018 publication. This combines both Table 8.6 and Table 8.9 for the first time.
  2. Addition of December 2017 publication.
  3. Addition of October 2017 Official Statistics.
  4. Added a link to the Venture Policy Schemes Manual for detailed information and policy guidance.
  5. Addition of December 2015 publication.
  6. Updated to include an annual VCT Table 8.9 release covering investors data for the financial year ending 2013. In this release the number of investors and the amount claimed through Self-Assessment are published in value terms as opposed to percentages published in previous National Statistics VCT Tables 8.9.
  7. First published.