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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues

DEFINITION: This entry records total taxes and other revenues received by the national government during the time period indicated, expressed as a percent of GDP. Taxes include personal and corporate income taxes, value added taxes, excise taxes, and tariffs. Other revenues include social contributions - such as payments for social security and hospital insurance - grants, and net revenues from public enterprises. Normalizing the data, by dividing total revenues by GDP, enables easy comparisons across countries, and provides an average rate at which all income (GDP) is paid to the national level government for the supply of public goods and services.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 71.1% of GDP 2012
2 Kuwait 63.6% of GDP 2012
3 Iraq 49.2% of GDP 2012
4 Saudi Arabia 46.5% of GDP 2012
5 Oman 45.4% of GDP 2012
6 Qatar 40.2% of GDP 2012
7 Algeria 40% of GDP 2012
8 United Arab Emirates 36.1% of GDP 2012
9 Bahrain 30.2% of GDP 2012
10 Morocco 26.7% of GDP 2012
11 Tunisia 26.4% of GDP 2012
12 Israel 25% of GDP 2012
13 Yemen 24.2% of GDP 2012
14 Lebanon 23% of GDP 2012
15 Jordan 21.7% of GDP 2012
16 Egypt 19.8% of GDP 2012
17 Iran 14.7% of GDP 2012
18 Syria 8.1% of GDP 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Economy/Taxes-and-other-revenues

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues

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