For the 53 weeks to February 28, pre-tax profit rose 17.6% to £1.6bn from £1.4bn last year.
Group sales jumped 18.7% to £33.6bn.
Total UK sales for 52 weeks increased 14.2% to £26.4bn.
International sales were up 29% to £6.7bn.
Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy said: “Today’s figures demonstrate what a great British success Tesco is at home and abroad.”