Information on the estimated number of income taxpayers in the UK for the years since 1992–93 is available in table 2.1 'Number of individual income taxpayers' on the HM Revenue and Customs internet website http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/income_tax/table2–1.pdf.
Similar information on the estimated number of income taxpayers in Lancashire for the years 1992–93 and 1997–98 is not available.
Information on the number of number and percentage of taxpayers in Lancashire in 2001–02 and 2002–03 (the latest year for which figures are available) is provided in the following table.
The all taxpayers figures include all those paying tax at the starting rate, savers rate, basic rate and higher rate.
The income tax information is based upon the Survey of Personal Incomes (SPI).