Eastern Europe Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues

DEFINITION: This entry records total taxes and other revenues received by the national government during the time period indicated, expressed as a percent of GDP. Taxes include personal and corporate income taxes, value added taxes, excise taxes, and tariffs. Other revenues include social contributions - such as payments for social security and hospital insurance - grants, and net revenues from public enterprises. Normalizing the data, by dividing total revenues by GDP, enables easy comparisons across countries, and provides an average rate at which all income (GDP) is paid to the national level government for the supply of public goods and services.


1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.1% of GDP 2012
2 Hungary 46.8% of GDP 2012
3 Slovenia 43% of GDP 2012
4 Czech Republic 41.9% of GDP 2012
5 Serbia 40.9% of GDP 2012
6 Montenegro 40.4% of GDP 2012
7 Croatia 38.7% of GDP 2012
8 Moldova 38.4% of GDP 2012
=9 Bulgaria 35.9% of GDP 2012
=9 Belarus 35.9% of GDP 2012
11 Slovakia 33.5% of GDP 2012
12 Romania 33.3% of GDP 2012
13 Azerbaijan 32.4% of GDP 2012
14 Ukraine 32.1% of GDP 2012
15 Georgia 28.3% of GDP 2012
16 Kosovo 27.4% of GDP 2011
17 Albania 24.7% of GDP 2012
18 Armenia 23.9% of GDP 2012
19 Russia 20.8% of GDP 2012
20 Poland 18.3% of GDP 2012


Eastern Europe Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues


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