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European Union 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 Belgium 25.55% 2008
6 Bulgaria 24.16% 2008
7 Luxembourg 23.75% 2008
8 Hungary 23.61% 2008
9 Ireland 22.91% 2008
10 Netherlands 22.78% 2008
11 Italy 22.62% 2008
12 Portugal 22.13% 2008
13 France 21.44% 2008
14 Finland 21.39% 2008
15 Croatia 20.33% 2008
16 Austria 20.17% 2008
17 Slovenia 20.01% 2008
18 Greece 19.83% 2008
19 Sweden 19% 2008
20 Poland 18.34% 2008
21 Romania 17.89% 2008
22 Lithuania 17.43% 2008
23 Estonia 15.12% 2008
24 Latvia 14.93% 2008
25 Czech Republic 14.82% 2008
26 Slovakia 13.46% 2008
27 Germany 11.79% 2008
28 Spain 10.71% 2008

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/European-Union/Economy/Tax/Tax-revenue/%-of-GDP

European Union Compared by Economy > Tax > Tax revenue > % of GDP

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