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High income OECD countries 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 New Zealand 31.67% 2007
3 United Kingdom 28.46% 2008
4 Norway 28.2% 2008
5 Belgium 25.55% 2008
6 Israel 25.35% 2008
7 Iceland 24.37% 2008
8 Australia 24.17% 2008
9 Luxembourg 23.75% 2008
10 Ireland 22.91% 2008
11 Netherlands 22.78% 2008
12 Italy 22.62% 2008
13 Portugal 22.13% 2008
14 France 21.44% 2008
15 Finland 21.39% 2008
16 Austria 20.17% 2008
17 Slovenia 20.01% 2008
18 Greece 19.83% 2008
19 Chile 19.67% 2008
20 Sweden 19% 2008
21 Poland 18.34% 2008
22 Estonia 15.12% 2008
23 Czech Republic 14.82% 2008
24 Slovakia 13.46% 2008
25 Canada 12.93% 2008
26 Japan 11.94% 1993
27 Germany 11.79% 2008
28 Spain 10.71% 2008
29 Switzerland 10% 2007
30 United States 8.46% 2009

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/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Tax/Tax-revenue/%-of-GDP

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Tax revenue > % of GDP

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