UK Government Spending: Incomes & Outcomes

Election time again in the UK. All sides broadcasting assertive pledges backed by hazy figures.

Here’s a visualisation that quantifies & contextualises UK government incomes and outcomes.

Three ways to see the data: billions, % of budget, and amount contributed per average taxpayer per day. The last one is an attempt to humanise the numbers and give a palpable, relatable sense of where taxed revenue goes.

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