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Economy > Tax Stats: compare key data on South Africa & United States

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  • 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$: GDP (current US$). 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tax Freedom Day > Date of year: Date when the Tax Freedom Day was achieved by countries in the year mentioned. Tax Freedom Day is the first day of the year in which a nation as a whole has theoretically earned enough income to fund its annual tax burden
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Profit tax > % of commercial profits: Profit tax (% of commercial profits). Profit tax is the amount of taxes on profits paid by the business.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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$). GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Taxes on goods and services > Current LCU: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies."
  • Revenue, excluding grants > % of GDP: Revenue, excluding grants (% of GDP). Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. Grants are also considered as revenue but are excluded here.
  • Net taxes on products > Current US$ > 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT South Africa United States HISTORY
GDP > Constant LCU 1.95 trillion
Ranked 48th.
14.23 trillion
Ranked 18th. 7 times more than South Africa

GDP > Constant LCU per capita 38,177.95
Ranked 87th.
45,335.9
Ranked 81st. 19% more than South Africa

GDP > Current LCU 3.16 trillion
Ranked 60th.
16.24 trillion
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than South Africa

GDP > Current LCU per capita 61,637.78
Ranked 90th. 19% more than United States
51,748.56
Ranked 98th.

GDP > Current US$ $384.31 billion
Ranked 28th.
$16.24 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 42 times more than South Africa

GDP > Current US$ per capita $7,507.67
Ranked 70th.
$51,748.56
Ranked 10th. 7 times more than South Africa

GDP per capita > Constant LCU 38,177.95
Ranked 87th.
45,335.9
Ranked 81st. 19% more than South Africa

Highest marginal tax rate > Corporate rate 34.55%
Ranked 16th.
40%
Ranked 4th. 16% more than South Africa

Highest marginal tax rate > Individual > On income exceeding > US$ $63,253.00
Ranked 28th.
$372,950.00
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than South Africa

Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate 40%
Ranked 21st. 14% more than United States
35%
Ranked 35th.

Tax payments > Number 7
Ranked 173th.
11
Ranked 139th. 57% more than South Africa

Tax rates 30.72
Ranked 43th. 93% more than United States
15.91
Ranked 3rd.

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > Current LCU 426.58 billion
Ranked 24th.
1.4 trillion
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than South Africa

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > Current LCU per capita 8,432.72
Ranked 36th. 88% more than United States
4,477.99
Ranked 46th.

Taxes on international trade > Current LCU 33.63 billion
Ranked 31st. 6% more than United States
31.87 billion
Ranked 32nd.

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > Current LCU 383.48 billion
Ranked 18th.
1.09 trillion
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Africa

Social security contributions 2.21%
Ranked 59th.
41.64%
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than South Africa

Customs and other import duties > Current LCU 22.02 billion
Ranked 23th.
29.22 billion
Ranked 22nd. 33% more than South Africa

Time to prepare and pay taxes > Hours 200
Ranked 103th. 7% more than United States
187
Ranked 112th.

Tax payments > Number per million 0.156
Ranked 174th. 4 times more than United States
0.035
Ranked 185th.

GNI per capita, Atlas method > Current US$ $7,610.00
Ranked 65th.
$52,340.00
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than South Africa

Tax payments > Number > Per capita 0.184 per 1 million people
Ranked 162nd. 6 times more than United States
0.033 per 1 million people
Ranked 170th.

Tax Freedom Day > Date of year 5/12/2011 4/9/2011
Tax revenue > Current LCU 633.07 billion
Ranked 18th.
1.21 trillion
Ranked 1st. 91% more than South Africa

Other taxes > Current LCU 17.35 billion
Ranked 24th.
23.88 billion
Ranked 1st. 38% more than South Africa

Net taxes on products > Current US$ per capita 567.42$
Ranked 37th.
2,764.29$
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than South Africa

Net taxes on products > Current LCU 170303000000 809400000000
Social contributions > Current LCU 9642000000 855345000000
Taxes on goods and services > % of revenue 29.78%
Ranked 56th. 9 times more than United States
3.2%
Ranked 4th.

Taxes on goods and services including sales tax > % value added of industry and services 10.53%
Ranked 48th. 21 times more than United States
0.51%
Ranked 83th.

GNI > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 78.1%
Ranked 36th.
92.23%
Ranked 6th. 18% more than South Africa

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 55.13%
Ranked 8th.
90.93%
Ranked 1st. 65% more than South Africa

Labor tax and contributions > % of commercial profits 4.1%
Ranked 167th.
9.9%
Ranked 133th. 2 times more than South Africa

Net taxes on products > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.112$ per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 44th.
69.3$ per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 114th. 619 times more than South Africa

Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services 11.7%
Ranked 32nd. 17 times more than United States
0.67%
Ranked 84th.

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains including income tax > % of revenue 54.45%
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than United States
47.97%
Ranked 1st.

Taxes on international trade > Current LCU per capita 664.76
Ranked 45th. 6 times more than United States
102.28
Ranked 64th.

Other taxes > % of revenue 2.12%
Ranked 47th. 6 times more than United States
0.379%
Ranked 78th.

Profit tax > % of commercial profits 21.9%
Ranked 53th.
27.9%
Ranked 15th. 27% more than South Africa

Other taxes payable by businesses > % of commercial profits 4.2%
Ranked 66th.
8.4%
Ranked 39th. Twice as much as South Africa

Total tax rate > % of commercial profits 30.1%
Ranked 137th.
46.3%
Ranked 58th. 54% more than South Africa

Total tax rate > % of profit 30.2%
Ranked 140th.
46.3%
Ranked 63th. 53% more than South Africa

GDP > Current US$, % of GDP 100%
Ranked 71st.
103.57%
Ranked 12th. 4% more than South Africa

GNI > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $5,863.80
Ranked 44th.
$46,084.41
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than South Africa

Tax revenue > % of GDP 27.72%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United States
8.46%
Ranked 4th.

Taxes on international trade > % of revenue 3.19%
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than United States
0.99%
Ranked 4th.

Grants and other revenue > Current LCU 55.67 billion
Ranked 31st.
116.63 billion
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than South Africa

Revenue > Excluding grants > Current LCU 701.56 billion
Ranked 25th.
2.27 trillion
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Africa

Social security contributions > Current LCU 15.6 billion
Ranked 40th.
944.24 billion
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than South Africa

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains including income tax > % of total taxes 60.58%
Ranked 6th.
90.15%
Ranked 1st. 49% more than South Africa

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 56.07%
Ranked 12th.
92.26%
Ranked 1st. 65% more than South Africa

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue 50.22%
Ranked 6th.
54.89%
Ranked 3rd. 9% more than South Africa

Taxes on income > Profits and capital gains > % of revenue 49.89%
Ranked 5th.
55.26%
Ranked 2nd. 11% more than South Africa

GNI > Constant 2000 US$ $300.16 billion
Ranked 26th.
$14.47 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 48 times more than South Africa

Taxes on goods and services > Current LCU 209.74 billion
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than United States
72.54 billion
Ranked 1st.

Revenue, excluding grants > % of GDP 29%
Ranked 46th. 77% more than United States
16.36%
Ranked 87th.

Net taxes on products > Current US$ > Per capita 571,175.9$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.
2.76 million$ per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than South Africa

Customs and other import duties > % of tax revenue 3.48%
Ranked 43th. 72% more than United States
2.02%
Ranked 49th.

Grants and other revenue > % of revenue 7.9%
Ranked 69th. 54% more than United States
5.14%
Ranked 5th.

Social contributions > % of revenue 2.08%
Ranked 56th.
37.36%
Ranked 9th. 18 times more than South Africa

Net taxes on products > Current US$ 26.78 billion$
Ranked 20th.
809.4 billion$
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than South Africa

GDP growth > Annual % 2.55%
Ranked 108th.
2.78%
Ranked 105th. 9% more than South Africa

GDP per capita > Current LCU 61,637.78
Ranked 90th. 19% more than United States
51,748.56
Ranked 98th.

SOURCES: World Bank national accounts data; World Bank national accounts data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; KPMG's Corporate and Indirect Tax Rate Survey 2009 (www.kpmg.com), and PricewaterhouseCoopers's Worldwide Tax Summaries Online (www.pwc.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).; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Tax Freedom Day; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Development Indicators database; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD value added estimates.; World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.

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