Industry analysis of number of Patent Box claims, 2021-22 projected

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Number of companies elected into Patent Box
Amount claimed £(m)
Average claim value for

Information & Communication

The following sectors have not been included as the figures have been suppressed to meet confidentiality requirements: Mining and Quarrying, Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply, Accommodation and Food Service Activities, Real Estate Activities, Public Admin, Defence and Social Services, Education, Households. HMRC are only able to provide information on the number of companies claiming under Patent Box in each sector. HMRC are not able to show total relief claimed by industry sector without violating HMRC’s disclosure rules.