South and Central Asia 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 Uzbekistan 32.9% of GDP 2012
2 Maldives 30.7% of GDP 2012
3 Kyrgyzstan 29.8% of GDP 2012
4 Bhutan 28.8% of GDP 2012
5 Tajikistan 28.2% of GDP 2012
6 Kazakhstan 19.6% of GDP 2012
7 Nepal 18.7% of GDP 2012
8 Turkmenistan 14.9% of GDP 2012
9 Sri Lanka 13.4% of GDP 2012
10 Pakistan 12.4% of GDP 2012
11 Bangladesh 11.6% of GDP 2012
12 Afghanistan 11.3% of GDP 2012
13 India 9.5% of GDP 2012


"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/South-and-Central-Asia/Economy/Taxes-and-other-revenues

South and Central Asia Compared by Economy > Taxes and other revenues


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