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Europe Compared by Economy > Tax > Tax revenue > % of GDP

DEFINITION: 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Denmark 35.05% 2008
2 Cyprus 31.33% 2008
3 Malta 28.59% 2007
4 United Kingdom 28.46% 2008
5 Norway 28.2% 2008
6 Belgium 25.55% 2008
7 Belarus 25.35% 2008
8 Iceland 24.37% 2008
9 Bulgaria 24.16% 2008
10 Georgia 23.82% 2008
11 Luxembourg 23.75% 2008
12 Hungary 23.61% 2008
13 Ireland 22.91% 2008
14 Netherlands 22.78% 2008
15 Italy 22.62% 2008
16 San Marino 22.37% 2006
17 Portugal 22.13% 2008
18 France 21.44% 2008
19 Finland 21.39% 2008
20 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.97% 2008
21 Moldova 20.45% 2008
22 Croatia 20.33% 2008
23 Austria 20.17% 2008
24 Slovenia 20.01% 2008
25 Greece 19.83% 2008
26 Sweden 19% 2008
27 Turkey 18.59% 2008
28 Poland 18.34% 2008
29 Romania 17.89% 2008
30 Ukraine 17.88% 2008
31 Lithuania 17.43% 2008
32 Armenia 16.95% 2008
33 Russia 15.75% 2008
34 Estonia 15.12% 2008
35 Latvia 14.93% 2008
36 Czech Republic 14.82% 2008
37 Slovakia 13.46% 2008
38 Azerbaijan 12.73% 1999
39 Germany 11.79% 2008
40 Spain 10.71% 2008
41 Switzerland 10% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Tax revenue > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Economy/Tax/Tax-revenue/%-of-GDP

Europe Compared by Economy > Tax > Tax revenue > % of GDP

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