Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer


Taxes on Residents (Average Rate) - United Kingdom Compared to Europe

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Iceland 6.03%
Romania 5.40%
Moldova 4.33%
Malta 4.29%
Bulgaria 4.20%
Ireland 4.15%
Croatia 3.82%
Albania 3.53%
Lithuania 3.51%
Serbia 3.32%
Spain 3.26%
Slovak Rep. 3.19%
Slovenia 3.08%
Latvia 2.84%
Poland 2.74%
Ukraine 2.73%
Cyprus 2.68%
Czech Rep. 2.44%
Montenegro 2.40%
Macedonia 2.30%
Hungary 2.22%
Bosnia & H. 2.22%
Estonia 2.18%
Turkey 1.80%
Luxembourg 1.79%
Portugal 1.76%
Sweden 1.69%
Netherlands 1.65%
Finland 1.64%
Italy 1.10%
UK 0.97%
Germany 0.86%
Denmark 0.83%
France 0.78%
Greece 0.70%
Belgium 0.53%
Switzerland 0.31%
Austria 0.20%
Norway 0.18%
Russia -0.21%
Belarus -2.82%

United Kingdom: Taxes on residents

The percentage of gross earnings given up in tax, including any social security contributions. Calculated for a single worker without children, earning 100 % of the average wage, for selected OECD countries.

Source: OECD Tax Database


The United Kingdom (UK) has monthly and quarterly house price time-series. The Land Registry has a monthly house price index. Nationwide, and the Halifax, and many other commercial organizations publish quality UK house price time-series. Construction activity is published by Office for National Statistics (ONS) and property transactions data by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

The rents situation is much less good, the only figures being from the Association of Registered Letting Agents (ARLA).