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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 BelgiumBelgium 55.6% 2001
2 HungaryHungary 52.6% 2001
3 GermanyGermany 50.7% 2001
4 SwedenSweden 48.6% 2001
5 FranceFrance 48.3% 2001
6 ItalyItaly 46.2% 2001
7 FinlandFinland 45.9% 2001
8 AustriaAustria 44.7% 2001
9 DenmarkDenmark 44.2% 2001
10 TurkeyTurkey 43.2% 2001
11 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 43% 2001
12 PolandPoland 42.9% 2001
13 NetherlandsNetherlands 42.3% 2001
14 SlovakiaSlovakia 42% 2001
15 SpainSpain 37.9% 2001
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 37.29% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 37.04% 2001
16 NorwayNorway 37% 2001
17 GreeceGreece 36% 2001
18 LuxembourgLuxembourg 33.9% 2001
19 PortugalPortugal 32.5% 2001
20 CanadaCanada 30.2% 2001
21 United StatesUnited States 30% 2001
22 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 29.7% 2001
23 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 29.5% 2001
24 IrelandIreland 25.8% 2001
25 IcelandIceland 25.7% 2001
26 JapanJapan 24.2% 2001
27 AustraliaAustralia 23.1% 2001
28 New ZealandNew Zealand 19.6% 2001
29 MexicoMexico 15.6% 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Tax > Total tax wedge > Single worker", 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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