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Former Spanish colonies 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Cuba 66.1% of GDP 2012
2 Bolivia 47.1% of GDP 2012
3 Ecuador 41.7% of GDP 2012
4 Equatorial Guinea 36.8% of GDP 2012
5 Peru 31.7% of GDP 2012
6 Colombia 29.6% of GDP 2012
7 Venezuela 29.2% of GDP 2012
8 Uruguay 28.9% of GDP 2012
9 Nicaragua 26.3% of GDP 2012
10 Argentina 25.9% of GDP 2012
11 Panama 25.4% of GDP 2012
12 Mexico 23% of GDP 2012
13 Chile 22.2% of GDP 2012
14 El Salvador 19.6% of GDP 2012
15 Paraguay 18.1% of GDP 2012
16 Honduras 16.8% of GDP 2012
17 Philippines 14.7% of GDP 2012
18 Costa Rica 14.6% of GDP 2012
19 Dominican Republic 14.1% of GDP 2012
20 Guatemala 11.8% of GDP 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-Spanish-colonies/Economy/Taxes-and-other-revenues

Former Spanish colonies Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues

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Interesting observations about Economy > Taxes and other revenues

  • 10 of the top 15 countries by taxes and other revenues are Christian.
  • Burma has ranked last for taxes and other revenues since 2010.
  • Greenland has ranked in the top 2 for taxes and other revenues since 2007.
  • 8 of the top 17 countries by taxes and other revenues are High income OECD.
  • 7 of the top 15 countries by taxes and other revenues are Cold countries'.
  • United States ranked last for taxes and other revenues amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2013.
  • Northern Mariana Islands has ranked in the top 5 for taxes and other revenues since 1992.
  • Cuba has ranked in the top 3 for taxes and other revenues since 2010.
  • 2 of the top 6 countries by taxes and other revenues are Former British Colonies'.
  • San Marino has ranked in the top 3 for taxes and other revenues since 2009.
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