|Area of funding||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017||Further information|
The total taxes borne and collected and paid to UK and overseas governments as a result of us doing business.
|£877m||£794m||£947m||£1,151m||£1,234m||Read more in our annual report
and accounts 2017.
The amount of investment going into businesses on behalf of customers.
|£450bn||£708.5bn||£746.1bn||£894bn||£983bn||Our good governance programme provides more details of how we use this influence to improve others environmental, social and governance performance.|
|Commercial property investment
The amount we invest on behalf of our clients via our property business. We're the third biggest UK commercial property landlord.
|£11bn||£13.56bn||£15bn||£23.2bn||£24.9bn||Read more about our work in our
real assets business.
The total net salaries we pay our UK employees, which are spent on products and services in the economy.
|£289m||£285m||£298m||£273m||£294m||Read more about the contribution that our people make to our customers and business in our our employees section.|
The amount that we spend with suppliers to run our businesses in the UK.
|£504m||£527m||£567m||£586m||£586m||Read more in our sustainable supply.|
|As an investment for our shareholders
The amount in dividends we paid to our shareholders during the year.
|£479m||£580m||£701m||£830m||£871m||Read more in our annual report and accounts
about our dividend policy and approach.
|Being there for our customers
The total amount paid out to our customers through insurance claims, pensions, life assurance and group protection payments.
|£2.28bn||£2.31bn||£2.69bn||£2.87bn||£2.56bn||Read more in our product performance section.|
|Contributions to local communities
We actively contribute to the third and not-for-profit sectors in the UK and the US businesses.*
|£4m||£4.2m||£3.2m||£3.4m||£3.6m||Read more about how we did this in our community section and CSR report.|
|Amount invested in social investments||n/a||£280k||£100k||£100k||£100k||Read more in our social enterprises section.|
|Amount of direct investments
designed to stimulate society and the economy for the long term
|£2.9bn||£5.7bn||£7bn||£10bn||£14.4bn||Read more in our annual report.|
* Previous data included our business in France. We sold this business in Q2 2015.