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Economy > Tax > Components of taxation > Social security > Employees contribution: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Tax on employee's contribution of social security as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Poland 29% 2002
2 Portugal 27.1% 2002
3 Mexico 17.9% 2002
4 Germany 17.6% 2002
5 Netherlands 16.6% 2002
6 Japan 16.3% 2002
7 Austria 13.7% 2002
8 Greece 12.7% 2002
9 Switzerland 12% 2002
10 United States 11.7% 2002
11 Luxembourg 11.3% 2002
12 South Korea 11.1% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 10.5% 2002
13 Czech Republic 10% 2002
14 Belgium 9.9% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.88% 2002
15 France 9.3% 2002
16 Slovakia 8.5% 2002
17 Norway 7.7% 2002
=18 United Kingdom 6.8% 2002
=18 Turkey 6.8% 2002
=20 Hungary 6.2% 2002
=20 Canada 6.2% 2002
22 Sweden 5.8% 2002
=23 Italy 5.6% 2002
=23 Spain 5.6% 2002
25 Finland 4.7% 2002
26 Ireland 4.5% 2002
27 Denmark 2.7% 2002
28 Iceland 0.3% 2002
=29 Australia 0.0 2002
=29 New Zealand 0.0 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Components of taxation > Social security > Employees contribution. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Revenue Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Components-of-taxation/Social-security/Employees-contribution

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Interesting observations about Economy > Tax > Components of taxation > Social security > Employees contribution

  • Poland ranked first for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
  • Germany ranked first for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
  • All of the top 4 countries by tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution are Catholic.
  • Portugal ranked first for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst Eurozone in 2002.
  • All of the top 2 countries by tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution are European.
  • Australia ranked last for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.
  • Italy ranked 4th last for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst European Union in 2002.
  • United States ranked first for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst English speaking countries in 2002.
  • Canada ranked 6th last for tax > components of taxation > social security > employees contribution amongst NATO countries in 2002.
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