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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
=5 Gabon 50% 2003
=5 Austria 50% 2009
=5 Japan 50% 2009
=5 Belgium 50% 2009
=5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 50% 2009
=11 Ireland 46% 2009
=11 Israel 46% 2009
=13 Australia 45% 2009
=13 Zimbabwe 45% 2004
=13 China 45% 2009
=13 Croatia 45% 2009
=13 Germany 45% 2009
=18 Italy 43% 2009
=18 Spain 43% 2009
=20 Portugal 42% 2009
=20 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
=23 Norway 40% 2009
=23 United Kingdom 40% 2009
=23 Greece 40% 2009
=23 South Africa 40% 2009
=23 Chile 40% 2009
=23 Switzerland 40% 2009
30 Luxembourg 38.95% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 38.3% 2009
=31 Malawi 38% 2000
=31 New Zealand 38% 2009
33 Iceland 37.2% 2009
=34 Thailand 37% 2009
=34 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
=37 Turkey 35% 2009
=37 Ecuador 35% 2009
=37 Benin 35% 2006
=37 United States 35% 2009
=37 Vietnam 35% 2009
=37 Malta 35% 2009
=37 Sri Lanka 35% 2009
45 Venezuela 34% 2009
=46 Swaziland 33% 2009
=46 Colombia 33% 2009
=48 Philippines 32% 2009
=48 Mozambique 32% 2009
=48 Poland 32% 2009
51 Guatemala 31% 2009
52 Finland 30.5% 2009
=53 Tanzania 30% 2009
=53 Indonesia 30% 2009
=53 India 30% 2009
=53 Kenya 30% 2004
=53 Cyprus 30% 2009
=53 Peru 30% 2009
=53 Uganda 30% 2009
=53 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
=64 Panama 27% 2009
=66 Nigeria 25% 2002
=66 Botswana 25% 2009
=66 Ghana 25% 2009
=66 Jamaica 25% 2009
=66 Uruguay 25% 2009
71 Latvia 23% 2009
72 Estonia 21% 2009
=73 Pakistan 20% 2009
=73 Armenia 20% 2009
=73 Singapore 20% 2009
76 Slovakia 19% 2009
77 Romania 16% 2009
=78 Serbia and Montenegro 15% 2009
=78 Mauritius 15% 2009
=78 Costa Rica 15% 2009
=78 Lithuania 15% 2009
=78 Czech Republic 15% 2009
=78 Ukraine 15% 2009
84 Russia 13% 2009
=85 Paraguay 10% 2009
=85 Cote d'Ivoire 10% 2009
=85 Bulgaria 10% 2009
=85 Kazakhstan 10% 2009
=89 Bahrain 0.0 2009
=89 Qatar 0.0 2009
=89 Senegal 0.0 2004
=89 Saudi Arabia 0.0 2009
=89 The Bahamas 0.0 2009
=89 Oman 0.0 2009
=89 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2009
=89 Bermuda 0.0 2009
=89 Cayman Islands 0.0 2009
=89 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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