The pie chart below illustrates the component parts of the cost of a litre of UK unleaded fuel or diesel. Feel free to enter your own values below the chart to customise it.
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You may be interested to check out an older post 'The Real Cost of Fuel' on this topic as well.
Notes: The default UK Duty rate used above is accurate for both Unleaded and Diesel as of 8th March 2012 and is currently valid until 1st August 2012. The default fuel price used is the lowest price for diesel in my home town of Omagh. UK VAT rate is 20p per £. Retailer profit is assumed constant at 5p per litre.