Financial services industry of the United Kingdom

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The financial services industry of the United Kingdom contributed a gross value of £86,145 million to the UK economy in 2004.[1] The industry employed around 1.2 million people in the third quarter of 2012 (around 4% of the British workforce).

The estimated amount of total taxes paid by the Financial Services Sector in the year to 31 March 2012 is £63bn, 11.6% of the total UK government tax receipts.[2]

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  1. ^ "United Kingdom National Accounts The Blue Book 2006" (PDF). 2006-07-21. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  2. ^ "The Total Tax Contribution of UK Financial Services" (PDF). December 2012. Retrieved 2013-04-19.