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Economy > Government > Revenue > Tax > Tax burden, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Overall taxes, including all forms of direct and indirect taxation at all levels of government, as a percentage of GDP.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 East Timor 276.7 2014
2 Eritrea 50 2014
3 Denmark 48.1 2014
4 Sweden 44.5 2014
5 France 44.2 2014
6 Belgium 44 2014
7 Finland 43.4 2014
8 Norway 43.2 2014
9 Italy 42.9 2014
10 Austria 42.1 2014
11 Bosnia and Herzegovina 38.9 2014
12 Netherlands 38.7 2014
13 Ukraine 38 2014
14 Lesotho 37.6 2014
=15 Luxembourg 37.1 2014
=15 Germany 37.1 2014
17 Solomon Islands 36.9 2014
18 Slovenia 36.8 2014
19 Iceland 36 2014
20 Hungary 35.7 2014
21 United Kingdom 35.5 2014
22 Czech Republic 35.3 2014
23 Serbia 35.2 2014
24 Brazil 34.8 2014
25 Argentina 34.6 2014
26 Macau 34.5 2014
27 Malta 34.4 2014
28 Mongolia 33.1 2014
29 Estonia 32.8 2014
=30 Israel 32.6 2014
=30 Croatia 32.6 2014
=32 New Zealand 31.7 2014
=32 Seychelles 31.7 2014
=32 Poland 31.7 2014
35 Spain 31.6 2014
36 Portugal 31.3 2014
37 Greece 31.2 2014
38 Canada 31 2014
39 Moldova 30.8 2014
40 Zimbabwe 30 2014
41 Russia 29.5 2014
42 Slovakia 28.8 2014
43 Switzerland 28.5 2014
44 Botswana 28.1 2014
=45 Romania 28 2014
=45 Namibia 28 2014
=47 Ireland 27.6 2014
=47 Japan 27.6 2014
49 Barbados 27.4 2014
50 South Africa 27.3 2014
=51 Latvia 27.2 2014
=51 Uruguay 27.2 2014
53 Cyprus 26.5 2014
54 Bulgaria 26.1 2014
55 South Korea 25.9 2014
56 Papua New Guinea 25.8 2014
=57 Australia 25.6 2014
=57 Republic of Macedonia 25.6 2014
59 Georgia 25.4 2014
=60 Saint Lucia 25.1 2014
=60 United States 25.1 2014
62 Turkey 25 2014
63 Belarus 24.7 2014
64 Cuba 24.4 2014
=65 Dominica 24.2 2014
=65 Montenegro 24.2 2014
67 Brunei 24 2014
68 Democratic Republic of the Congo 23.6 2014
=69 Samoa 23.4 2014
=69 Jamaica 23.4 2014
=71 Swaziland 23.3 2014
=71 Belize 23.3 2014
73 Kosovo 23.1 2014
=74 Morocco 23 2014
=74 Fiji 23 2014
=74 Albania 23 2014
77 Bolivia 22.2 2014
78 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22.1 2014
79 Costa Rica 21.9 2014
80 Guyana 21.2 2014
=81 Vietnam 21.1 2014
=81 Tunisia 21.1 2014
83 Djibouti 20.3 2014
=84 Uzbekistan 20.2 2014
=84 Cape Verde 20.2 2014
=84 Kiribati 20.2 2014
87 Kenya 20.1 2014
88 Malawi 19.9 2014
89 Liberia 19.8 2014
90 Mozambique 19.6 2014
91 Tajikistan 19.5 2014
92 Zambia 19.3 2014
=93 Suriname 19 2014
=93 Senegal 19 2014
=93 China 19 2014
96 Chile 18.7 2014
97 Kyrgyzstan 18.5 2014
98 Nicaragua 18.4 2014
99 Mauritius 18.3 2014
=100 Turkmenistan 17.8 2014
=100 Panama 17.8 2014
102 Ecuador 17.6 2014
=103 Mauritania 17.5 2014
=103 Tonga 17.5 2014
=105 Lebanon 17 2014
=105 Peru 17 2014
=105 Uganda 17 2014
=108 Togo 16.7 2014
=108 Armenia 16.7 2014
110 Trinidad and Tobago 16.5 2014
=111 Vanuatu 16.4 2014
=111 The Bahamas 16.4 2014
=113 Thailand 16.2 2014
=113 Maldives 16.2 2014
115 Honduras 16.1 2014
116 Lithuania 16 2014
117 Guinea 15.6 2014
118 Benin 15.5 2014
119 El Salvador 15.4 2014
120 Malaysia 15.3 2014
121 Tanzania 15.2 2014
122 Colombia 15.1 2014
=123 Ghana 14.6 2014
=123 Kazakhstan 14.6 2014
125 Jordan 14.4 2014
126 Burundi 14.3 2014
127 Hong Kong 14.2 2014
128 Niger 14.1 2014
129 Mali 14 2014
=130 Egypt 13.8 2014
=130 Singapore 13.8 2014
=132 Burkina Faso 13.7 2014
=132 Laos 13.7 2014
134 Bhutan 13.5 2014
135 Paraguay 13.4 2014
136 Gambia 13.2 2014
=137 Rwanda 13.1 2014
=137 Cote d'Ivoire 13.1 2014
=137 Haiti 13.1 2014
140 Dominican Republic 12.9 2014
141 Azerbaijan 12.8 2014
142 Nepal 12.6 2014
143 Venezuela 12.5 2014
=144 Sri Lanka 12.4 2014
=144 Comoros 12.4 2014
146 Philippines 12.3 2014
147 Federated States of Micronesia 12 2014
148 Indonesia 11.8 2014
149 Sierra Leone 11.5 2014
150 Ethiopia 11.3 2014
151 Madagascar 11.1 2014
152 Cameroon 11 2014
=153 Cambodia 10.9 2014
=153 Guatemala 10.9 2014
155 Mexico 10.6 2014
156 Syria 10.4 2014
157 Gabon 10.1 2014
158 Algeria 10 2014
159 Bangladesh 9.9 2014
160 Central African Republic 9.4 2014
=161 Pakistan 9.3 2014
=161 Iran 9.3 2014
163 Taiwan 8.8 2014
164 Afghanistan 8.7 2014
165 Guinea-Bissau 8.6 2014
166 India 7 2014
167 Sudan 6.7 2014
=168 United Arab Emirates 6.1 2014
=168 Angola 6.1 2014
170 Yemen 5.3 2014
171 Chad 5.1 2014
172 Nigeria 4.7 2014
=173 Saudi Arabia 3.7 2014
=173 Burma 3.7 2014
175 Bahrain 3.1 2014
176 Qatar 2.9 2014
177 Oman 2.2 2014
178 Iraq 1.9 2014
179 Equatorial Guinea 1.5 2014
180 Libya 1 2014
181 Kuwait 0.8 2014

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"All countries compared for Economy > Government > Revenue > Tax > Tax burden, % of GDP", 2014 Index of Economic Freedom. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Government/Revenue/Tax/Tax-burden,-%-of-GDP

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