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Economy > Tax > Contribution by poorest 30%: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Proportion of taxes paid by the broad income group - poorest 30% (Data is for mid-1990s). Taxes include all direct income taxes, including employee social security contributions. Income groups were built on the basis of final disposable adjusted income.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 14.1% 1990
2 Netherlands 11.7% 1990
3 Sweden 11% 1990
4 Norway 10.2% 1990
5 Germany 10% 1990
6 Finland 9.8% 1990
7 France 8.7% 1990
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.32% 1990
8 Italy 6.7% 1990
9 United States 6.3% 1990
10 Canada 6.2% 1990
11 United Kingdom 6% 1990
12 Belgium 3.9% 1990
13 Australia 3.7% 1990
14 Ireland 3.3% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Contribution by poorest 30%. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Michael F. Forster, 'Trends and Driving Factors in Income Distribution and Poverty in the OECD Area', OECD Labour Market and Social Policy Occasional Paper 42. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Contribution-by-poorest-30%

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