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Economy > Tax > Social contributions > % of revenue: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 58.34% 2005
2 Spain 48.02% 2005
3 Czech Republic 45.72% 2005
4 France 41.8% 2005
5 Romania 41.54% 2002
6 Slovakia 39.93% 2005
7 Poland 39.7% 2005
8 Switzerland 38.68% 2002
9 Slovenia 38.33% 2005
10 Austria 37.77% 2005
11 United States 37.36% 2005
12 Sweden 36.58% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 36.29% 2005
13 Italy 35.85% 2005
14 Ukraine 35.4% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 35.09% 2005
15 Brazil 34.97% 1998
16 Hungary 34.86% 2005
17 Belarus 34.63% 2005
European Union average (profile) 34.61% 2005
18 Greece 34.54% 2005
19 Belgium 34.41% 2005
20 Estonia 34.33% 2004
21 Netherlands 34.13% 2005
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina 34.04% 2005
23 Croatia 33.79% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 33.04% 2004
24 Portugal 32.58% 2005
25 Costa Rica 31.85% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 30.95% 2005
26 Finland 30.7% 2005
27 Lithuania 30.5% 2005
28 Luxembourg 29.68% 2005
29 Serbia and Montenegro 28.82% 2002
30 Latvia 28.53% 2005
31 Netherlands Antilles 26.98% 1994
32 Japan 26.18% 1993
33 Bulgaria 26.13% 2005
34 Moldova 23.69% 2005
35 Canada 22.53% 2005
36 United Kingdom 21.86% 2005
37 Azerbaijan 21.69% 1999
38 San Marino 20.56% 2004
39 Uruguay 20.47% 2005
40 Malta 19.75% 2004
41 Cyprus 19.71% 2005
42 Barbados 19.61% 2004
43 Panama 19.56% 2001
44 Georgia 19.38% 2005
45 Tunisia 18.38% 2005
46 Norway 17.89% 2005
47 Russia 17.72% 2005
48 Albania 17.55% 2004
49 Ireland 17.17% 2005
50 Israel 16.73% 2005
51 Argentina 16.56% 2004
52 South Korea 16.16% 2005
53 Nicaragua 15.95% 2005
54 Mongolia 15.75% 2003
55 Paraguay 15.25% 2005
56 Armenia 14.25% 2005
57 El Salvador 12.93% 2005
58 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12.87% 2003
59 Seychelles 12.49% 2005
60 Tajikistan 12.48% 2004
61 Iran 10.53% 2005
62 Mexico 10.48% 2000
63 Iceland 9.23% 2002
64 Peru 8.67% 2005
65 Bolivia 7.58% 2005
66 Cote d'Ivoire 7.46% 2005
67 Colombia 7.44% 2005
68 Jamaica 7.18% 2005
69 Burundi 6.43% 1999
70 Central African Republic 6.39% 2004
71 Chile 5.91% 2005
72 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.9% 1993
73 Ethiopia 4.81% 2002
74 Thailand 4.79% 2005
75 Trinidad and Tobago 4.66% 2004
76 Denmark 4.33% 2004
77 Congo, Republic of the 4.22% 2003
78 Mauritius 3.82% 2005
79 Bahrain 3.44% 2005
=80 Indonesia 2.75% 2004
=80 Zimbabwe 2.75% 1997
82 Guatemala 2.22% 2005
83 Venezuela 2.2% 2005
84 Cameroon 2.16% 1999
85 South Africa 2.08% 2005
86 Rwanda 1.73% 1992
87 Dominican Republic 1.55% 2004
88 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.37% 1993
89 Malaysia 1.24% 1995
90 Lebanon 1.22% 2004
91 Sri Lanka 1.19% 2005
92 Namibia 0.63% 2003
=93 Guinea 0.59% 1999
=93 Jordan 0.59% 2005
95 Macau 0.5% 2005
96 United Arab Emirates 0.46% 1999
97 Afghanistan 0.36% 2005
98 India 0.34% 2004
99 Syria 0.27% 1999
100 The Gambia 0.25% 1993
=101 New Zealand 0.18% 2005
=101 Kazakhstan 0.18% 1999
103 Papua New Guinea 0.17% 2002
104 Belize 0.1% 1997
105 Kenya 0.09% 2004
106 The Bahamas 0.05% 1999
107 Zambia 0.01% 1991

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Social contributions > % of revenue. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Social-contributions/%-of-revenue

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