Taxation as percentage of pump price

The interactive chart below shows how taxation on petrol and diesel (duty and VAT) has changed as a proportion of the pump price over time (weekly, rolling ten year period). Fuel duty is currently levied at a flat rate of 57.95p per litre for both petrol and diesel, while VAT at 20% is then charged on both the product price and the duty. Hover over the chart to see exact values.

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