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Economy > Government > Revenue > Tax revenue as percentage of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Heritage Foundation (2012).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 49.3 2012
2 Denmark 47.7 2013
3 Cuba 44.8 2012
4 Sweden 44.3 2013
5 Belgium 44.1 2013
6 France 43.9 2013
7 Finland 43.4 2013
8 Lesotho 42.9 2012
=9 Norway 42.5 2013
=9 Italy 42.5 2013
11 Austria 42 2013
12 Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.2 2012
13 Swaziland 39.8 2012
14 Germany 38.7 2013
15 Netherlands 38.4 2013
=16 Luxembourg 37.2 2013
=16 Argentina 37.2 2012
=16 Slovenia 37.2 2013
19 Hungary 37 2013
20 Russia 36.9 2012
21 Israel 36.8 2012
22 United Kingdom 36.1 2013
23 Iceland 35.9 2013
=24 Botswana 35.2 2012
=24 Cyprus 35.2 2013
26 New Zealand 34.5 2012
=27 Czech Republic 34.4 2013
=27 Brazil 34.4 2012
29 Serbia 34.1 2012
=30 Moldova 33.8 2012
=30 Mongolia 33.8 2012
32 Malta 33.5 2013
33 Portugal 33.2 2013
34 Barbados 32.6 2012
35 Turkey 32.5 2012
=36 Greece 32.4 2013
=36 Poland 32.4 2013
=38 Canada 32.2 2012
=38 Estonia 32.2 2013
40 Seychelles 32 2012
41 Guyana 31.9 2012
42 Spain 31.4 2013
43 Australia 30.8 2012
44 Dominica 30.3 2012
45 Mexico 29.7 2012
46 Switzerland 29.4 2012
47 Republic of Macedonia 29.3 2012
48 Ireland 28.9 2013
49 Namibia 28.8 2012
50 Slovakia 28.5 2013
51 Japan 28.3 2012
52 Romania 28.2 2013
53 Ukraine 28.1 2012
=54 Montenegro 28 2012
=54 Trinidad and Tobago 28 2012
56 Latvia 27.6 2013
=57 Jamaica 27.2 2012
=57 Bulgaria 27.2 2013
=59 Bolivia 27 2012
=59 Tonga 27 2012
61 South Africa 26.9 2012
=62 South Korea 26.8 2012
=62 Kazakhstan 26.8 2012
64 Croatia 26.6 2012
65 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26.5 2012
66 Lithuania 26 2013
67 Samoa 25.5 2012
68 Venezuela 25 2012
69 Solomon Islands 24.7 2012
70 Papua New Guinea 24.5 2012
71 Belarus 24.2 2012
=72 Saint Lucia 23.1 2012
=72 Uruguay 23.1 2012
=74 Colombia 23 2012
=74 Cape Verde 23 2012
76 Albania 22.9 2012
77 Morocco 22.3 2012
78 Suriname 22.1 2012
79 Fiji 21.8 2012
80 Georgia 21.7 2012
81 Belize 21.6 2012
82 Kyrgyzstan 21.4 2012
83 Jordan 21.1 2012
=84 Costa Rica 21 2012
=84 Uzbekistan 21 2012
=84 Chile 21 2012
87 Ghana 20.8 2012
=88 Malawi 20.7 2012
=88 Kiribati 20.7 2012
90 Maldives 20.5 2012
91 Turkmenistan 20.2 2012
92 Djibouti 20 2012
93 Senegal 19.2 2012
94 Mauritius 19 2012
95 Gambia 18.9 2012
96 The Bahamas 18.7 2012
97 Kenya 18.4 2012
98 Cameroon 18.2 2012
99 Peru 18 2012
=100 Vanuatu 17.8 2012
=100 Azerbaijan 17.8 2012
=100 Nicaragua 17.8 2012
103 India 17.7 2012
104 Burundi 17.4 2012
=105 Thailand 17 2012
=105 China 17 2012
107 Tajikistan 16.5 2012
108 Zambia 16.1 2012
109 Egypt 15.8 2012
110 Honduras 15.6 2012
=111 Malaysia 15.5 2012
=111 Togo 15.5 2012
=113 Mauritania 15.4 2012
=113 Benin 15.4 2012
=115 Mali 15.3 2012
=115 Sri Lanka 15.3 2012
117 Tunisia 14.9 2012
=118 Philippines 14.4 2012
=118 Lebanon 14.4 2012
120 Singapore 14.2 2012
=121 Rwanda 14.1 2012
=121 Armenia 14.1 2012
123 Vietnam 13.8 2012
124 Mozambique 13.4 2012
125 El Salvador 13.3 2012
=126 Liberia 13.2 2012
=126 Ecuador 13.2 2012
=126 Democratic Republic of the Congo 13.2 2012
129 Hong Kong 13 2012
130 Uganda 12.6 2012
131 Federated States of Micronesia 12.3 2012
=132 Tanzania 12 2012
=132 Dominican Republic 12 2012
=132 Indonesia 12 2012
=132 Paraguay 12 2012
=132 Comoros 12 2012
137 Guatemala 11.9 2012
138 Ethiopia 11.6 2012
=139 Burkina Faso 11.5 2012
=139 Guinea-Bissau 11.5 2012
141 Niger 11 2012
142 Nepal 10.9 2012
143 Laos 10.8 2012
=144 Madagascar 10.7 2012
=144 Syria 10.7 2012
=144 Bhutan 10.7 2012
147 Panama 10.6 2012
148 Sierra Leone 10.5 2012
149 Gabon 10.3 2012
150 Pakistan 10.2 2012
151 Haiti 9.4 2012
152 Bangladesh 8.5 2012
153 Guinea 8.2 2012
154 Cambodia 8 2012
155 Algeria 7.7 2012
156 Yemen 7.1 2012
157 Afghanistan 6.4 2012
158 Sudan 6.3 2012
=159 Nigeria 6.1 2012
=159 Iran 6.1 2012
161 Republic of the Congo 5.9 2012
162 Angola 5.7 2012
163 Saudi Arabia 5.3 2012
164 Burma 4.9 2012
165 Bahrain 4.8 2012
166 Chad 4.2 2012
167 Libya 2.7 2012
168 Qatar 2.2 2012
169 Oman 2 2012
170 Equatorial Guinea 1.7 2012
171 Kuwait 1.5 2012
172 United Arab Emirates 1.4 2012

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"All countries compared for Economy > Government > Revenue > Tax revenue as percentage of GDP", Wikipedia: List of countries by tax revenue as percentage of GDP (Index of Economic Freedom , Heritage Foundation . Note: Tax revenue as a percentage of GDP was obtained from the individual country pages, under the "Fiscal Freedom" section. These numbers change. Please update the numbers for individual countries in the list.). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Government/Revenue/Tax-revenue-as-percentage-of-GDP

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