Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

 

 

Great Britain: Government Income 1791-1820

Note:All figures are in thousands of

Years

Customs

%

Excise

%

Land and Assessed Taxes

%

Property and Income Tax**

%

Stamps and Post Office

%

Total Income

1791-95

3,888

21

8,807

47

2,973

16

--

--

925

5

18,606

1795-99

4,846

19

10,708

43

4,356

18

418

2

1,363

5

24,875

*1801-05

8,177

20

15,599

38

5,359

13

3,543

9

2,212

5

40,897

1806-10

12,140

19

25,280

40

7,140

11

8,960

14

3,400

5

63,460

1811-15

14,120

19

27,640

38

7,700

10

13,720

19

4,110

6

73,380

1816-20

13,300

21

26,500

41

8,280

13

5,900

9

4,570

7

64,700

*1800 figures incomplete and omitted.
**introduced in 1799

Source:

Evans, Eric J. Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870. 2nd ed. London: Longman, 1996





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