List of countries by tax revenue to GDP ratio

This article lists countries alphabetically, with total tax revenue as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) for the listed countries. Three sources are used, one for each column. The tax percentage for each country listed in the sources has been added to the chart.

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Country Tax as % of GDP[1]
 Bahamas, The18.7
 Bosnia and Herzegovina41.2
 Burkina Faso11.5
 Canada31.7 [4]
 Cape Verde23.0
 Congo, Republic of5.9
 Costa Rica21.0
 Côte d'Ivoire15.3
 Czech Republic36.3
 Dominican Republic12.0
 Congo, Democratic Republic of13.2
 El Salvador13.3
 Equatorial Guinea1.7
 European Union[7]35.7
 Finland54.2 [8]
 Hong Kong13.0
 Japan35.9 [10]
 Korea, South33.6 [11]
 Macau, China20.1
 Mexico23.7 [12]
 Federated States of Micronesia12.3
 New Zealand34.5
 Norway54.8 [14]
 Papua New Guinea24.5
 Saint Lucia23.1
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines26.5
 São Tomé and Príncipe17.4
 Saudi Arabia5.3
 Sierra Leone10.5
 Solomon Islands24.7
 South Africa26.9
 Sri Lanka11.6
 Sweden49.8 [18]
  Switzerland27.8 [19]
 Trinidad and Tobago28.0
 United Arab Emirates1.4
 United Kingdom34.4
 United States26.0[22]

See also


  1. Data based on Heritage Foundation (2015). "2015 Macro-economic Data". and Index of Economic Freedom, Heritage Foundation. Note: Tax revenue as a percentage of GDP was obtained from the individual country pages, under the "Fiscal Freedom" section. These numbers change. Please update the numbers for individual countries in the list. Figures may vary if additional of reference provided.
  2. "Europa -Total Tax Revenue by Country". Europa.
  3. "Europa - Tax Revenue by Country". Europa.
  6. "Europa - Total Tax Revenue by Country". Europa.
  7. Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union and Eurostat (2013). Taxation trends in the European Union: Data for the EU Member States, Iceland and Norway (2013 ed.). Publications Office of the European Union. p. 172. doi:10.2778/30605. ISBN 978-92-79-28852-4. Archived from the original on 2013-11-24. (unweighted average)
  9. 1 2 "Europa - Tax Revenue as a % of GDP". Europa.
  13. "आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण २०७४/७५" (PDF). Ministry of Finance, Nepal. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  15. Total tax revenue as percentage of GDP. Table, 1965 to 2009 (it does not have each year). OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). Publication date: December 15, 2010. To view the .xls table you can use the free Excel Viewer. Most of the data is for 2009 and is provisional. 2008 data is shown for Australia, Japan, Netherlands, Poland and Portugal. The table is from the 2010 edition of the OECD book, Revenue Statistics. See the bottom of the page for links to editions for various years. Taxation: Key Tables from OECD - OECD iLibrary. See "Total tax revenue" links (Web, PDF, XLS). This table covers the time period 2002 to 2009. OECD. Statistics from A to Z - Beta version. See "Total tax revenue" links. Click the "Get real-time data" link to get a detailed 1965 to 2009 table with data for each year.
  16. "105 年稅收徵起情形分析" (PDF). 財政部統計處. Retrieved 2017-03-15.
  17. "Europa - Total Tax Revenue by Country". Europa.
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  22. "OECD Revenue Statistics United States" (PDF).

Further reading

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