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  • Snapshot

    The snapshot is a summary of information reported from all tax returns, activity statements and other forms.

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    Chart 1: Tax return lodgment by entity type, 2014–15 to 2018–19 income years

    Chart 1 shows lodgment numbers over the last 5 income years, with individuals, companies, SMSFs and trusts continuing to grow in number, while APRA and other funds as well as partnerships are declining in number. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data back to the 2006–07 income year.

    Download data from 2006–07 income year onward at Snapshot table 5External Link.

    Table 1: Number of entities, by entity size and type, 2018–19 income year

    Entity size

    Individuals

    Companies

    Super funds

    Partnerships

    Trusts

    Total

    Loss

    801

    1,591

    49

    122

    526

    3,089

    Nil

    13,298,877

    147,926

    91,568

    61,781

    544,893

    14,145,045

    Micro

    1,374,329

    793,185

    412,744

    219,292

    331,051

    3,130,601

    Small

    3,190

    73,326

    345

    7,238

    26,647

    110,746

    Medium

    335

    20,427

    78

    1,006

    4,551

    26,397

    Large

    9

    1,685

    22

    65

    186

    1,967

    Very large

    4

    1,366

    74

    51

    60

    1,555

    Total

    14,677,545

    1,039,506

    504,880

    289,555

    907,914

    17,419,400

    Download data from the 2000–01 income year onward at Snapshot table 4External Link.

    Chart 2: Net tax by entity type, 2014–15 to 2018–19 income years

    Chart 2 shows the net tax paid by individuals, companies and super funds for the last 5 income years. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data for the 2009–10 income year.

    For more information, see our definition of Net tax.

    Download data from the 2009–10 income year onward at Snapshot table 5External Link.

    Table 2: Taxation liabilities by industry, 2018–19 income year

    Industry
    (from tax return industry codes and the ABR)

    Individuals
    ($m)

    Company
    ($m)

    Fund
    ($m)

    FBT
    ($m)

    GST
    ($m)

    Excise, PRRT, LCT and WET
    ($m)

    Total
    ($m)

    Agriculture, forestry & fishing

    155

    954

    na

    33

    −465

    1

    678

    Mining (includes PRRT)

    11

    21,941

    na

    221

    −7,098

    1,444

    16,519

    Manufacturing

    141

    5,281

    na

    328

    6,310

    9,430

    21,490

    Electricity, gas, water & waste services

    8

    1,662

    na

    51

    1,479

    57

    3,257

    Construction

    1,110

    4,952

    na

    147

    9,066

    <1

    15,275

    Wholesale trade

    37

    5,667

    na

    373

    18,744

    12,739

    37,560

    Retail trade

    188

    4,129

    na

    170

    6,069

    1,347

    11,903

    Accommodation & food services

    48

    948

    na

    34

    4,850

    16

    5,896

    Transport, postal & warehousing

    209

    2,097

    na

    118

    3,680

    634

    6,738

    Information media & telecommunications

    66

    1,983

    na

    88

    2,407

    <1

    4,544

    Financial & insurance services

    82

    25,218

    na

    301

    5,523

    145

    31,269

    Rental, hiring & real estate services

    85

    3,227

    na

    71

    4,533

    14

    7,930

    Professional, scientific & technical services

    1,663

    5,445

    na

    522

    13,156

    43

    20,829

    Administrative & support services

    211

    884

    na

    100

    4,809

    <1

    6,004

    Public administration & safety (includes government departments)

    18

    189

    na

    936

    −13,595

    2

    −12,450

    Education & training

    101

    262

    na

    141

    -278

    <1

    226

    Health care & social assistance

    3,842

    1,632

    na

    70

    −3,048

    <1

    2,496

    Arts & recreation services

    185

    600

    na

    43

    1,446

    <1

    2,274

    Other services

    304

    562

    na

    60

    1,996

    1

    2,923

    Other industries

    107

    403

    na

    11

    359

    <1

    880

    Industry total

    8,572

    88,034

    na

    3,818

    59,943

    25,875

    186,242

    Other income tax (including non-income tax for individuals)

    205,396

    na

    29,918

    na

    na

    na

    235,314

    Total ATO collections

    213,968

    88,034

    29,918

    3,818

    59,943

    25,875

    421,556

    Department of Home AffairsExternal Link collections

    na

    na

    na

    na

    4,638

    67

    4,705

    Total collections

    213,968

    88,034

    29,918

    3,818

    64,581

    25,942

    426,261

    Download data from the 2008–09 income year onward at Snapshot table 4External Link.

    Chart 3: Tax liabilities by source, 2018–19 year

     Chart 3 shows the taxation liabilities for the 2018–19 income or financial year. Individual income tax 51.2%, Company income tax 21.1%, Super fund income tax 5.2%, GST 15.5%, FBT 0.9%, Excise 5.5%, PRRT, LCT, WET 0.7%. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data back to the 2009–10 income year.

    Download data from 2009–10 onward at Snapshot table 5External Link.

    Snapshot detailed tables

    Table 1External Link: Individual income tax rates, 1950–51 to 2018–19 income years

    An overview of the historical individual tax rates, rebates, offsets and thresholds.

    Table 2External Link: Company income tax rates, 2000–01 to 2018–19 income years

    An overview of tax rates that applied to various types of companies each year.

    Table 3External Link: Selected taxation items by broad industry

    • Key items for all entities relating to the 2018–19 income year.
    • Other key items relating to the 2019–2020 financial year.

    Table 4External Link: Data for all tables in Taxation statistics 2018–19

    Table 5External Link: Data for all charts in Taxation statistics 2018–19

    Table 6External Link: Number of entities, by entity type, for income years 1958–59 to 2018–19

    Table 7External Link: Key individuals statistics, by state or territory, 2018–19 income year

    Table 7A: Key individuals statistics, Australia-wide.

    Table 7B: Top and bottom 10 postcodes, based on state or territory's average taxable income.

    Table 7C: Average and median income, by occupation and state or territory.

    Table 7D: Total, median and average taxable income, by state or territory and postcode.

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      Last modified: 07 Jun 2021QC 65838