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Economy > Tax > Total tax wedge > Single worker: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The percentage of gross earnings given up in tax, including any social security contributions. Calculated for a single worker without children, earning 100 % of the average wage. Data for 2001, and only for selected OECD countries.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Belgium 55.6% 2001
2 Hungary 52.6% 2001
3 Germany 50.7% 2001
4 Sweden 48.6% 2001
5 France 48.3% 2001
6 Italy 46.2% 2001
7 Finland 45.9% 2001
8 Austria 44.7% 2001
9 Denmark 44.2% 2001
10 Turkey 43.2% 2001
11 Czech Republic 43% 2001
12 Poland 42.9% 2001
13 Netherlands 42.3% 2001
14 Slovakia 42% 2001
15 Spain 37.9% 2001
High income OECD countries average (profile) 37.29% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 37.04% 2001
16 Norway 37% 2001
17 Greece 36% 2001
18 Luxembourg 33.9% 2001
19 Portugal 32.5% 2001
20 Canada 30.2% 2001
21 United States 30% 2001
22 United Kingdom 29.7% 2001
23 Switzerland 29.5% 2001
24 Ireland 25.8% 2001
25 Iceland 25.7% 2001
26 Japan 24.2% 2001
27 Australia 23.1% 2001
28 New Zealand 19.6% 2001
29 Mexico 15.6% 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Total tax wedge > Single worker. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Total-tax-wedge/Single-worker

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