We publish around 100 statistics on a regular basis. They provide accurate and impartial information about tax collected by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and benefits and credits administered by HMRC. In 2020, we started publishing statistics on the COVID-19 support schemes.
You can find HMRC’s statistics published before 2012 on The National Archives website.
Forthcoming publications and announcements
Publication dates for HMRC’s statistical outputs are pre-announced on the statistics release calendar. An annual publication plan can also be found on the announcements page.
As part of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics, any changes to the schedule, including unscheduled revisions, will be detailed on the announcements page.
Office for Statistics Regulation review of HMRC statistics
HMRC commissioned the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) to undertake a review of its analytical and quality assurance processes in relation to official statistics. The OSR published its report, ‘Strengthening the quality of HMRC official statistics’ on 30 April 2020.
HMRC welcomes and accepts the findings and recommendations of this review and has written to OSR on how it will progress the recommendations. HMRC has published a work programme for improving HMRC statistics quality.
HMRC has launched a consultation on changes to HMRC statistics publications and would welcome your views on the proposals. The consultation closes on 16 January 2023.
Tax receipts and taxpayers
Tax reliefs and ready reckoners
Income Tax and personal incomes
Pensions, tax-free savings and investments
Business taxes statistics
Corporate tax statistics
Benefits and credits statistics
Child and Working Tax Credits statistics
Child Benefit statistics
Tax-Free Childcare statistics
UK overseas trade statistics
Statistics that record the movement - for trade purposes - of goods between the UK and both EU and non-EU countries are hosted on the UK Trade Statistics website.
They are collected from the EU-wide Intrastat survey and from Customs import and export entries, both administered by HMRC.
Quality reports and Code of Practice breach reports
Search HMRC statistics
Use the document search to find statistics reports and documents that HMRC has published (including research). You can also sign up for email alerts for new publications.
Policies and procedures for HMRC statistics
HMRC complies with the Code of Practice for Statistics and supporting principles. Our published policies on revisions to official statistics, and our statistics pricing policy can be found on our HMRC official statistics policies page.
We also have a continuous user engagement strategy for official statistics.
We have published our policy on compliance with the Pre-Release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008 and lists of officials who have pre-release access to our statistics.
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