National statistics

Capital Gains Tax statistics

Commentary, supporting documents, and tables relating to annual Capital Gains Tax statistics.


Table A1: Supporting tables


This publication provides a breakdown of the number of Capital Gains Tax liable taxpayers, gains and tax accruals by year of disposal.

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Previous years’ releases can be found on The National Archives

Background Quality Report

Further details, including relevance, coverage, methodology, accuracy, timeliness, comparability, and accessibility are included in the Background Quality Report.

Published 31 October 2013
Last updated 3 August 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated tables and commentary for the 2023 annual release

  2. Updated documents for the 2022 annual release

  3. Link to new Background Quality Report is added to this page. The report replaces the "Capital Gains Tax supporting documentation", which has now been removed from this page.

  4. Updated documents for 2021 annual release

  5. Commentary and supporting documentation have both been updated with 2018 to 2019 tax year data for the 2020 Capital Gains Tax National Statistics publication.

  6. Page updated with the latest version of the annual Capital Gains Tax statistics commentary and supporting documentation for 2019.

  7. New edition created to include 2016 to 2017 Self Assessment data.

  8. Updated tables.

  9. Updated attached document with latest available data (2014 to 2015 SA data and 2013 to 2014 CGT Survey data).

  10. Updated attached document with latest available data (2013 to 2014 SA data and 2012 to 2013 CGT Survey data).

  11. Tables updated for 2011 to 2012 and 2012 to 2013

  12. Updated the commentary in the attachment.

  13. First published.