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  • Components of taxation > Personal income tax: Personal Income tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • GDP > Constant LCU: GDP (constant LCU). GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.
  • GDP > Constant LCU per capita: GDP (constant LCU). GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GDP > Current LCU: GDP (current LCU). GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency.
  • GDP > Current LCU per capita: GDP (current LCU). GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GDP > Current US$ per capita: GDP (current US$). GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Dollar figures for GDP are converted from domestic currencies using single year official exchange rates. For a few countries where the official exchange rate does not reflect the rate effectively applied to actual foreign exchange transactions, an alternative conversion factor is used. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GDP per capita > Constant LCU: GDP per capita (constant LCU). GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Highest marginal tax rate > Corporate rate: Highest marginal tax rate (corporate rate) is the highest rate shown on the schedule of tax rates applied to the taxable income of corporations.
  • Highest marginal tax rate > Individual > On income exceeding > US$: Highest marginal tax rate (individual rate) is the highest rate shown on the schedule of tax rates applied to the taxable income of individuals. This series presents the income levels for individuals above which the highest marginal tax rates levied at the national level apply.
  • Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate: Highest marginal tax rate (individual rate) is the highest rate shown on the schedule of tax rates applied to the taxable income of individuals.
  • Tax payments > Number: Tax payments (number). Tax payments by businesses are the total number of taxes paid by businesses, including electronic filing. The tax is counted as paid once a year even if payments are more frequent.
  • Tax rates: Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. Grants are also considered as revenue but are excluded here."
  • Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > Current LCU: Taxes on income, profits and capital gains (current LCU). Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.
  • Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > Current LCU per capita: Taxes on income, profits and capital gains (current LCU). Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Total tax wedge > Single worker: 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.
  • GDP > Current US$: GDP (current US$). GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Dollar figures for GDP are converted from domestic currencies using single year official exchange rates. For a few countries where the official exchange rate does not reflect the rate effectively applied to actual foreign exchange transactions, an alternative conversion factor is used.
  • Taxes on international trade > Current LCU: Taxes on international trade (current LCU). Taxes on international trade include import duties, export duties, profits of export or import monopolies, exchange profits, and exchange taxes.
  • Components of taxation > Property tax: Property tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2000.
  • Social security contributions: Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments."
  • Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > Current LCU: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation."
  • Customs and other import duties > Current LCU: Customs and other import duties are all levies collected on goods that are entering the country or services delivered by nonresidents to residents. They include levies imposed for revenue or protection purposes and determined on a specific or ad valorem basis as long as they are restricted to imported goods or services.
  • Components of taxation > Social security > Employees contribution: Tax on employee's contribution of social security as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Time to prepare and pay taxes > Hours: Time to prepare and pay taxes is the time, in hours per year, it takes to prepare, file, and pay (or withhold) three major types of taxes: the corporate income tax, the value added or sales tax, and labor taxes, including payroll taxes and social security contributions."
  • Tax payments > Number per million: Tax payments (number). Tax payments by businesses are the total number of taxes paid by businesses, including electronic filing. The tax is counted as paid once a year even if payments are more frequent. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method > Current US$: GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$). GNI per capita (formerly GNP per capita) is the gross national income, converted to U.S. dollars using the World Bank Atlas method, divided by the midyear population. GNI is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. GNI, calculated in national currency, is usually converted to U.S. dollars at official exchange rates for comparisons across economies, although an alternative rate is used when the official exchange rate is judged to diverge by an exceptionally large margin from the rate actually applied in international transactions. To smooth fluctuations in prices and exchange rates, a special Atlas method of conversion is used by the World Bank. This applies a conversion factor that averages the exchange rate for a given year and the two preceding years, adjusted for differences in rates of inflation between the country, and through 2000, the G-5 countries (France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States). From 2001, these countries include the Euro area, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Tax payments > Number > Per capita: Tax payments by businesses are the total number of taxes paid by businesses, including electronic filing. The tax is counted as paid once a year even if payments are more frequent." Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Components of taxation > Corporate income tax: Corporate Income tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Tax revenue > Current LCU: Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue."
  • Other taxes > Current LCU: Other taxes include employer payroll or labor taxes, taxes on property, and taxes not allocable to other categories, such as penalties for late payment or nonpayment of taxes."
  • Net taxes on products > Current US$ per capita: Net taxes on products (net indirect taxes) are the sum of product taxes less subsidies. Product taxes are those taxes payable by producers that relate to the production, sale, purchase or use of the goods and services. Subsidies are grants on the current account made by general government to private enterprises and unincorporated public enterprises. The grants may take the form of payments to ensure a guaranteed price or to enable maintenance of prices of goods and services below costs of production, and other forms of assistance to producers. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net taxes on products > Current LCU: Net taxes on products (net indirect taxes) are the sum of product taxes less subsidies. Product taxes are those taxes payable by producers that relate to the production, sale, purchase or use of the goods and services. Subsidies are grants on the current account made by general government to private enterprises and unincorporated public enterprises. The grants may take the form of payments to ensure a guaranteed price or to enable maintenance of prices of goods and services below costs of production, and other forms of assistance to producers. Data are in current local currency.
  • Components of taxation > Goods and service tax: Goods and service tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Social contributions > Current LCU: Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments.
  • Components of taxation > Social security > Contribution by employer: Tax on employer's contribution of social security as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Total tax wedge > Single-income family: The percentage of gross earnings given up in tax, including any social security contributions. Calculated for a married couple with two children, earning 100% of the average wage. Data for 2001. Selected OECD countries only.
  • Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > % of revenue: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.
  • Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.
  • GDP per capita > Current LCU: GDP per capita (current LCU). GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency.
  • GDP growth > Annual %: GDP growth (annual %). Annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains including income tax > % of revenue: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation."
  • Revenue, excluding grants > % of GDP: Revenue, excluding grants (% of GDP). Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. Grants are also considered as revenue but are excluded here.
  • Taxes on international trade > Current LCU per capita: Taxes on international trade (current LCU). Taxes on international trade include import duties, export duties, profits of export or import monopolies, exchange profits, and exchange taxes. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Other taxes > % of revenue: Other taxes (% of revenue). Other taxes include employer payroll or labor taxes, taxes on property, and taxes not allocable to other categories, such as penalties for late payment or nonpayment of taxes.
  • Other taxes payable by businesses > % of commercial profits: Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits). Other taxes payable by businesses include the amounts paid for property taxes, turnover taxes, and other small taxes such as municipal fees and vehicle and fuel taxes.
  • Profit tax > % of commercial profits: Profit tax (% of commercial profits). Profit tax is the amount of taxes on profits paid by the business.
  • Total tax rate > % of commercial profits: Total tax rate (% of commercial profits). Total tax rate measures the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions payable by businesses after accounting for allowable deductions and exemptions as a share of commercial profits. Taxes withheld (such as personal income tax) or collected and remitted to tax authorities (such as value added taxes, sales taxes or goods and service taxes) are excluded.
  • Total tax rate > % of profit: Total tax rate is the total amount of taxes payable by businesses (except for labor taxes) after accounting for deductions and exemptions as a percentage of profit.
  • GDP > Current US$, % of GDP: GDP (current US$). GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Dollar figures for GDP are converted from domestic currencies using single year official exchange rates. For a few countries where the official exchange rate does not reflect the rate effectively applied to actual foreign exchange transactions, an alternative conversion factor is used. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • GNI > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: GNI (constant 2000 US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tax revenue > % of GDP: Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue."
  • Taxes on international trade > % of revenue: Taxes on international trade include import duties, export duties, profits of export or import monopolies, exchange profits, and exchange taxes."
  • Grants and other revenue > Current LCU: Grants and other revenue include grants from other foreign governments, international organisations, and other government units; interest; dividends; rent; requited, nonrepayable receipts for public purposes (such as fines, administrative fees, and entrepreneurial income from government owner\xADship of property); and voluntary, unrequited, nonrepayable receipts other than grants."
  • Revenue > Excluding grants > Current LCU: Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. Grants are also considered as revenue but are excluded here."
  • Social security contributions > Current LCU: Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments."
  • Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains including income tax > % of total taxes: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation."
  • Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes: Taxes on income, profits and capital gains (% of total taxes). Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.
  • Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue: Taxes on income, profits and capital gains (% of revenue). Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.
  • GNI > Constant 2000 US$: GNI (constant 2000 US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Net taxes on products > Current US$ > Per capita: Net taxes on products (net indirect taxes) are the sum of product taxes less subsidies. Product taxes are those taxes payable by producers that relate to the production, sale, purchase or use of the goods and services. Subsidies are grants on the current account made by general government to private enterprises and unincorporated public enterprises. The grants may take the form of payments to ensure a guaranteed price or to enable maintenance of prices of goods and services below costs of production, and other forms of assistance to producers. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Customs and other import duties > % of tax revenue: Customs and other import duties are all levies collected on goods that are entering the country or services delivered by nonresidents to residents. They include levies imposed for revenue or protection purposes and determined on a specific or ad valorem basis as long as they are restricted to imported goods or services.
  • Grants and other revenue > % of revenue: Grants and other revenue include grants from other foreign governments, international organisations, and other government units; interest; dividends; rent; requited, nonrepayable receipts for public purposes (such as fines, administrative fees, and entrepreneurial income from government owner\xADship of property); and voluntary, unrequited, nonrepayable receipts other than grants."
  • Taxes on goods and services > % of revenue: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies."
  • Taxes on goods and services > Current LCU: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies."
  • Net taxes on products > Current US$: Net taxes on products (net indirect taxes) are the sum of product taxes less subsidies. Product taxes are those taxes payable by producers that relate to the production, sale, purchase or use of the goods and services. Subsidies are grants on the current account made by general government to private enterprises and unincorporated public enterprises. The grants may take the form of payments to ensure a guaranteed price or to enable maintenance of prices of goods and services below costs of production, and other forms of assistance to producers. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Taxes on goods and services including sales tax > % value added of industry and services: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies."
  • GNI > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: GNI (constant 2000 US$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Social contributions > % of revenue: Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments.
  • Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > % of total taxes: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.
  • Labor tax and contributions > % of commercial profits: Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits). Labor tax and contributions is the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions on labor paid by the business.
  • Net taxes on products > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Net taxes on products (net indirect taxes) are the sum of product taxes less subsidies. Product taxes are those taxes payable by producers that relate to the production, sale, purchase or use of the goods and services. Subsidies are grants on the current account made by general government to private enterprises and unincorporated public enterprises. The grants may take the form of payments to ensure a guaranteed price or to enable maintenance of prices of goods and services below costs of production, and other forms of assistance to producers. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Components of taxation > Personal income tax 18.4%
Ranked 22nd.
37.7%
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Japan
GDP > Constant LCU 519.33 trillion
Ranked 4th. 36 times more than United States
14.23 trillion
Ranked 18th.

GDP > Constant LCU per capita 4.07 million
Ranked 10th. 90 times more than United States
45,335.9
Ranked 81st.

GDP > Current LCU 475.53 trillion
Ranked 6th. 29 times more than United States
16.24 trillion
Ranked 28th.

GDP > Current LCU per capita 3.73 million
Ranked 19th. 72 times more than United States
51,748.56
Ranked 98th.

GDP > Current US$ per capita $46,720.36
Ranked 12th.
$51,748.56
Ranked 10th. 11% more than Japan

GDP per capita > Constant LCU 4.07 million
Ranked 10th. 90 times more than United States
45,335.9
Ranked 81st.

Highest marginal tax rate > Corporate rate 40.69%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than United States
40%
Ranked 4th.

Highest marginal tax rate > Individual > On income exceeding > US$ $182,062.00
Ranked 5th.
$372,950.00
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Japan

Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate 50%
Ranked 6th. 43% more than United States
35%
Ranked 35th.

Tax payments > Number 14
Ranked 128th. 27% more than United States
11
Ranked 139th.

Tax rates 20.72
Ranked 33th. 30% more than United States
15.91
Ranked 3rd.

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > Current LCU 23.34 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than United States
1.4 trillion
Ranked 15th.

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > Current LCU per capita 182,622.42
Ranked 11th. 41 times more than United States
4,477.99
Ranked 46th.

Total tax wedge > Single worker 24.2%
Ranked 26th.
30%
Ranked 21st. 24% more than Japan
GDP > Current US$ $5.96 trillion
Ranked 4th.
$16.24 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Japan

Taxes on international trade > Current LCU 874.2 billion
Ranked 11th. 27 times more than United States
31.87 billion
Ranked 32nd.

Components of taxation > Property tax 10.3%
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than United States
10.1%
Ranked 3rd.
Social security contributions 26.18%
Ranked 8th.
41.64%
Ranked 1st. 59% more than Japan

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > Current LCU 36.12 trillion
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than United States
1.09 trillion
Ranked 1st.

Customs and other import duties > Current LCU 963 billion
Ranked 2nd. 33 times more than United States
29.22 billion
Ranked 22nd.

Components of taxation > Social security > Employees contribution 16.3%
Ranked 6th. 39% more than United States
11.7%
Ranked 10th.
Time to prepare and pay taxes > Hours 355
Ranked 41st. 90% more than United States
187
Ranked 112th.

Tax payments > Number per million 0.11
Ranked 179th. 3 times more than United States
0.035
Ranked 185th.

GNI per capita, Atlas method > Current US$ $47,880.00
Ranked 11th.
$52,340.00
Ranked 8th. 9% more than Japan

Tax payments > Number > Per capita 0.102 per 1 million people
Ranked 165th. 3 times more than United States
0.033 per 1 million people
Ranked 170th.

Components of taxation > Corporate income tax u12.2%
Ranked 6th. 82% more than United States
u6.7%
Ranked 20th.
Tax revenue > Current LCU 57.41 trillion
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than United States
1.21 trillion
Ranked 1st.

Other taxes > Current LCU 5.64 trillion
Ranked 1st. 236 times more than United States
23.88 billion
Ranked 1st.

Net taxes on products > Current US$ per capita 88.12$
Ranked 93th.
2,764.29$
Ranked 16th. 31 times more than Japan

Net taxes on products > Current LCU 1218100000000 809400000000
Components of taxation > Goods and service tax 20.1%
Ranked 29th. 14% more than United States
17.6%
Ranked 30th.
Social contributions > Current LCU 26998000000000 855345000000
Components of taxation > Social security > Contribution by employer 17.6%
Ranked 11th. 35% more than United States
13%
Ranked 15th.
Total tax wedge > Single-income family 20.4%
Ranked 20th. 5% more than United States
19.4%
Ranked 21st.
Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > % of revenue 35.02%
Ranked 11th.
55.26%
Ranked 2nd. 58% more than Japan

Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services 3.07%
Ranked 52nd. 5 times more than United States
0.67%
Ranked 84th.

GDP per capita > Current LCU 3.73 million
Ranked 19th. 72 times more than United States
51,748.56
Ranked 98th.

GDP growth > Annual % 1.94%
Ranked 119th.
2.78%
Ranked 105th. 43% more than Japan

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains including income tax > % of revenue 35.02%
Ranked 11th.
47.97%
Ranked 1st. 37% more than Japan

Revenue, excluding grants > % of GDP 11.36%
Ranked 103th.
16.36%
Ranked 87th. 44% more than Japan

Taxes on international trade > Current LCU per capita 6,839.45
Ranked 25th. 67 times more than United States
102.28
Ranked 64th.

Other taxes > % of revenue 4.64%
Ranked 23th. 12 times more than United States
0.379%
Ranked 78th.

Other taxes payable by businesses > % of commercial profits 4.5%
Ranked 61st.
8.4%
Ranked 39th. 87% more than Japan

Profit tax > % of commercial profits 27.2%
Ranked 18th.
27.9%
Ranked 15th. 3% more than Japan

Total tax rate > % of commercial profits 49.7%
Ranked 42nd. 7% more than United States
46.3%
Ranked 58th.

Total tax rate > % of profit 55.7%
Ranked 37th. 20% more than United States
46.3%
Ranked 63th.

GDP > Current US$, % of GDP 100%
Ranked 69th.
103.57%
Ranked 12th. 4% more than Japan

GNI > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $38,075.13
Ranked 12th.
$46,084.41
Ranked 6th. 21% more than Japan

Tax revenue > % of GDP 11.94%
Ranked 42nd. 41% more than United States
8.46%
Ranked 4th.

Taxes on international trade > % of revenue 1.21%
Ranked 52nd. 22% more than United States
0.99%
Ranked 4th.

Grants and other revenue > Current LCU 18.73 trillion
Ranked 1st. 161 times more than United States
116.63 billion
Ranked 1st.

Revenue > Excluding grants > Current LCU 99.64 trillion
Ranked 1st. 44 times more than United States
2.27 trillion
Ranked 1st.

Social security contributions > Current LCU 27 trillion
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than United States
944.24 billion
Ranked 1st.

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains including income tax > % of total taxes 62.91%
Ranked 4th.
90.15%
Ranked 1st. 43% more than Japan

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 50.77%
Ranked 15th.
92.26%
Ranked 1st. 82% more than Japan

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue 42.91%
Ranked 9th.
54.89%
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Japan

GNI > Constant 2000 US$ $4.86 trillion
Ranked 3rd.
$14.47 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Japan

Net taxes on products > Current US$ > Per capita 88,121.21$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th.
2.76 million$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 31 times more than Japan

Customs and other import duties > % of tax revenue 1.68%
Ranked 53th.
2.02%
Ranked 49th. 20% more than Japan

Grants and other revenue > % of revenue 18.16%
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than United States
5.14%
Ranked 5th.

Taxes on goods and services > % of revenue 13.97%
Ranked 41st. 4 times more than United States
3.2%
Ranked 4th.

Taxes on goods and services > Current LCU 14.41 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 199 times more than United States
72.54 billion
Ranked 1st.

Net taxes on products > Current US$ 11.26 billion$
Ranked 29th.
809.4 billion$
Ranked 1st. 72 times more than Japan

Taxes on goods and services including sales tax > % value added of industry and services 3.07%
Ranked 46th. 6 times more than United States
0.51%
Ranked 83th.

GNI > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 81.5%
Ranked 30th.
92.23%
Ranked 6th. 13% more than Japan

Social contributions > % of revenue 26.18%
Ranked 10th.
37.36%
Ranked 9th. 43% more than Japan

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 62.91%
Ranked 4th.
90.93%
Ranked 1st. 45% more than Japan

Labor tax and contributions > % of commercial profits 17.9%
Ranked 80th. 81% more than United States
9.9%
Ranked 133th.

Net taxes on products > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 2.46$ per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 143th.
69.3$ per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 114th. 28 times more than Japan

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