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Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Highest marginal tax rate (individual rate) is the highest rate shown on the schedule of tax rates applied to the taxable income of individuals.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Denmark 62.28% 2009
2 Cameroon 60% 2002
3 Sweden 56.74% 2009
4 Netherlands 52% 2009
5 Congo, Republic of the 50% 1999
6 Gabon 50% 2003
7 Austria 50% 2009
8 Japan 50% 2009
9 Belgium 50% 2009
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 50% 2009
11 Ireland 46% 2009
12 Israel 46% 2009
13 Australia 45% 2009
14 Zimbabwe 45% 2004
15 China 45% 2009
16 Croatia 45% 2009
17 Germany 45% 2009
18 Italy 43% 2009
19 Spain 43% 2009
20 Portugal 42% 2009
21 Papua New Guinea 42% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 41.16% 2009
22 Slovenia 41% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 40.29% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 40.26% 2009
23 France 40% 2009
24 Norway 40% 2009
25 United Kingdom 40% 2009
26 Greece 40% 2009
27 South Africa 40% 2009
28 Chile 40% 2009
29 Switzerland 40% 2009
30 Luxembourg 38.95% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 38.3% 2009
31 Malawi 38% 2000
32 New Zealand 38% 2009
33 Iceland 37.2% 2009
34 Thailand 37% 2009
35 Namibia 37% 2009
European Union average (profile) 36.34% 2009
36 Hungary 36% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 35.02% 2009
37 Ethiopia 35% 2007
38 Turkey 35% 2009
39 Ecuador 35% 2009
40 Benin 35% 2006
41 United States 35% 2009
42 Vietnam 35% 2009
43 Malta 35% 2009
44 Sri Lanka 35% 2009
45 Venezuela 34% 2009
46 Swaziland 33% 2009
47 Colombia 33% 2009
48 Philippines 32% 2009
49 Mozambique 32% 2009
50 Poland 32% 2009
51 Guatemala 31% 2009
52 Finland 30.5% 2009
53 Tanzania 30% 2009
54 Indonesia 30% 2009
55 India 30% 2009
56 Kenya 30% 2004
57 Cyprus 30% 2009
58 Peru 30% 2009
59 Uganda 30% 2009
60 Zambia 30% 2004
61 Canada 29% 2009
62 Mexico 28% 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 27.9% 2009
63 Brazil 27.5% 2009
64 Malaysia 27% 2009
65 Panama 27% 2009
66 Nigeria 25% 2002
67 Botswana 25% 2009
68 Ghana 25% 2009
69 Jamaica 25% 2009
70 Uruguay 25% 2009
71 Latvia 23% 2009
72 Estonia 21% 2009
73 Pakistan 20% 2009
74 Armenia 20% 2009
75 Singapore 20% 2009
76 Slovakia 19% 2009
77 Romania 16% 2009
78 Serbia and Montenegro 15% 2009
79 Mauritius 15% 2009
80 Costa Rica 15% 2009
81 Lithuania 15% 2009
82 Czech Republic 15% 2009
83 Ukraine 15% 2009
84 Russia 13% 2009
85 Paraguay 10% 2009
86 Cote d'Ivoire 10% 2009
87 Bulgaria 10% 2009
88 Kazakhstan 10% 2009
89 Bahrain 0.0 2009
90 Qatar 0.0 2009
91 Senegal 0.0 2004
92 Saudi Arabia 0.0 2009
93 The Bahamas 0.0 2009
94 Oman 0.0 2009
95 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2009
96 Bermuda 0.0 2009
97 Cayman Islands 0.0 2009
98 Kuwait 0.0 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", KPMG's Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate Survey 2009 (www.kpmg.com), and PricewaterhouseCoopers's Worldwide Tax Summaries Online (www.pwc.com). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Highest-marginal-tax-rate/Individual-rate

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