directors report and accounts 2006 - Group income statement for the year ended 31 December


 Group income statement for the year ended 31 December

2005 Restated £m
Gross turnover (including duty, excise and other taxes of £15,427m (2005: £14,659m))25,18923,984
Revenue9,762 9,325
Raw materials and consumables used(2,861)(2,760)
Changes in inventories of finished goods and work in progress(11)(2)
Employee benefit costs(1,554)(1,557)
Depreciation and amortisation costs(401)(383)
Other operating income181 179
Other operating expenses(2,494)(2,382)
Profit from operations2,622 2,420
after (charging)/crediting  
– restructuring costs(216)(271)
– (losses)/gains on disposal of a business, brands and joint venture41 72
Finance income110 118
Finance costs(399)(346)
Net finance costs(289)(228)
Share of post-tax results of associates and joint ventures431 392
after (charging)/crediting  
– restructuring costs (13)
– US Federal tobacco buy-out (12)
– brand impairments(13)(29)
– exceptional tax credits and other impairments17 57
Profit before taxation2,764 2,584
Taxation on ordinary activities(716)(690)
Profit for the year2,048 1,894
Shareholders’ equity1,896 1,767
Attributable to: Minority interests152 127
Earnings per share