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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, 2015–16 to 2019–20 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, 2019–20 income year

    Entity size

    Individuals

    Companies

    Super funds

    Partnerships

    Trusts

    Total

    Loss

    887

    1,854

    48

    101

    537

    3,427

    Nil

    13,528,223

    150,551

    94,468

    59,707

    557,333

    14,390,282

    Micro

    1,425,376

    828,827

    412,444

    213,159

    337,585

    3,217,391

    Small

    3,619

    77,221

    300

    7,329

    27,585

    116,054

    Medium

    466

    21,273

    63

    1,005

    4,673

    27,480

    Large

    13

    1,731

    14

    65

    200

    2,023

    Very large

    6

    1,400

    75

    50

    58

    1,589

    Total

    14,958,590

    1,082,857

    507,412

    281,416

    927,971

    17,758,246

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

    Chart 2: Net tax by entity type, 2015–16 to 2019–20 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 back to the 2009–10 income year.

    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, 2019–20 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

    148

    996

    na

    33

    −568

    4

    613

    Mining (includes PRRT)

    11

    24,336

    na

    235

    −7,528

    1,155

    18,209

    Manufacturing

    138

    5,268

    na

    321

    6,456

    8,785

    20,968

    Electricity, gas, water & waste services

    7

    1,311

    na

    51

    1,306

    62

    2,737

    Construction

    1,059

    4,585

    na

    151

    9,387

    <1

    15,182

    Wholesale trade

    38

    6,099

    na

    367

    18,713

    12,418

    37,635

    Retail trade

    211

    4,872

    na

    170

    5,963

    1,449

    12,665

    Accommodation & food services

    48

    810

    na

    34

    4,156

    17

    5,065

    Transport, postal & warehousing

    209

    1,634

    na

    118

    3,169

    747

    5,877

    Information media & telecommunications

    70

    1,767

    na

    87

    2,333

    <1

    4,257

    Financial & insurance services

    100

    24,442

    na

    295

    4,701

    826

    30,364

    Rental, hiring & real estate services

    85

    3,586

    na

    68

    4,320

    32

    8,091

    Professional, scientific & technical services

    1,743

    5,814

    na

    525

    12,916

    28

    21,026

    Administrative & support services

    215

    758

    na

    95

    4,320

    <1

    5,388

    Public administration & safety (includes government departments)

    20

    198

    na

    980

    −13,887

    1

    −12,688

    Education & training

    104

    253

    na

    143

    −95

    <1

    405

    Health care & social assistance

    4,004

    1,672

    na

    75

    −2,705

    <1

    3,046

    Arts & recreation services

    185

    465

    na

    42

    1,139

    <1

    1,831

    Other services

    319

    544

    na

    61

    1,976

    <1

    2,900

    Other industries

    127

    397

    na

    7

    279

    <1

    810

    Industry total

    8,841

    89,807

    na

    3,859

    56,351

    25,527

    184,385

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

    216,464

    na

    20,175

    na

    na

    na

    236,639

    Total ATO collections

    225,305

    89,807

    20,175

    3,859

    56,351

    25,527

    421,024

    Department of Home AffairsExternal Link collections

    na

    na

    na

    na

    4,725

    69

    4,794

    Total collections

    225,305

    89,807

    20,175

    3,859

    61,076

    25,596

    425,818

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

    Chart 3: Tax liabilities by source, 2019–20 year

    Chart 3 shows the taxation liabilities for the 2019–20 income or financial year. Individual income tax 52.9%, Company income tax 21.1%, Super fund income tax 4.7%, GST 14.3%, FBT 0.9%, Excise 5.4%, PRRT, LCT, WET 0.6%. 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 1:External Link Individual income tax rates, 1950–51 to 2019–20 income years

    Table 2:External Link Company income tax rates, 2000–01 to 2019–20 income years

    Table 3:External Link Selected taxation items by broad industry

    • Key items for all entities relating to the 2019–20 income year
    • Other key items relating to the 2020–21 financial year.

    Table 4:External Link Data for all tables in Taxation statistics 2019–20

    Table 5:External Link Data for all charts in Taxation statistics 2019–20

    Table 6:External Link Number of entities, by entity type, for income years 1958–59 to 2019–20

    Table 7:External Link Key individuals statistics, by state/territory, 2019–20 income year

    Table 7A: Key individuals statistics, Australia-wide

    Table 7B: Top and bottom 10 postcodes, based on average taxable income

    Table 7C: Occupation average and median income

    Table 7D: Total median and average taxable income, by postcode

    See also

      Last modified: 08 Aug 2022QC 70151