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Economy > Tax > Components of taxation > Personal income tax: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Personal Income tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 53.2% 2002
2 New Zealand 42.3% 2002
3 Iceland 38.6% 2002
4 Australia 38.5% 2002
5 United States 37.7% 2002
6 Canada 35% 2002
7 Switzerland 34.4% 2002
8 Belgium 31.7% 2002
9 Finland 31.2% 2002
10 Sweden 30.4% 2002
11 United Kingdom 29.8% 2002
12 Mexico 28.9% 2002
13 Portugal 27.6% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26.97% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 26.56% 2002
14 Ireland 26.2% 2002
15 Italy 25.5% 2002
16 Germany 25.1% 2002
17 Norway 24.8% 2002
18 Poland 22.9% 2002
19 Austria 22.8% 2002
20 Hungary 20.3% 2002
21 Spain 19.4% 2002
22 Japan 18.4% 2002
23 Netherlands 18.3% 2002
24 Turkey 17.6% 2002
25 France 17.3% 2002
26 Luxembourg 16.2% 2002
27 Greece 14% 2002
=28 Czech Republic 12.8% 2002
=28 South Korea 12.8% 2002
30 Slovakia 10.2% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Components of taxation > Personal income tax. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Revenue Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Components-of-taxation/Personal-income-tax

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Interesting observations about Economy > Tax > Components of taxation > Personal income tax

Denmark ranked first for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
United States ranked first for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
21 of the bottom 24 countries by tax > components of taxation > personal income tax are European.
Belgium ranked first for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst Eurozone in 2002.
Australia ranked first for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.
19 of the top 21 countries by tax > components of taxation > personal income tax are Christian.
18 of the bottom 23 countries by tax > components of taxation > personal income tax are European Union.
Canada ranked third for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst NATO countries in 2002.
United Kingdom ranked second last for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst English speaking countries in 2002.
Switzerland ranked first for tax > components of taxation > personal income tax amongst Western Europe in 2002.

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