Find out where your tax money goes, this gives you a basic outline of where your tax goes UK.
Est. tax amount
Social protection is comprised of various benefits provided to households to help with their needs.
Health covers medical services, medical research and "other health services".
State Pension is a regular payment from the government most people can claim when they reach State Pension age.
Education funding covers pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher. Much more included such as eduction not definable by level.
National Debt Interest
Paying off National Debt Interest
Defence covers Military defence, Civil defence and Foreign military aid
Transport funding improves national and local transport link such as roads and railway.
Public Order & Safety
Public order and safety includes the criminal justice system, immigration and citizenship functions and the fire services.
Business & Industry
General economic, commercial and labour affairs, Agriculture, forestry, fishing, other agriculture, Fuel, energy, Mining, manufacturing and construction.
Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs, external affairs, Foreign economic aid, R&D general public services and more.
Housing and utilities
Housing development, Community development, Water supply, Street lighting and R&D housing and community amenities.
Recreational and sporting services, Cultural services, Broadcasting and publishing services, Religious and other community services and R&D recreation
Waste management, Waste water management, Pollution abatement, Protection of biodiversity and landscape, R&D environment protection and Environment protection
Overseas Aid and Foreign economic aid
UK Contributions to EU budget
EU Transactions, EU receipts, Attributed aid and Common Foreign and Security Policy
The data used for this calculator can be found: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-public-spending-was-calculated-in-your-tax-summary/how-public-spending-was-calculated-in-your-tax-summary