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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.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryTAXES AND OTHER REVENUES(% OF GDP)
Afghanistan 24% of GDP (2013 est.)
Albania 26.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Algeria 33.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
American Samoa 32.2% of GDP (2013 est.)
Andorra 21.4% of GDP (2012)
Angola 36.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Anguilla 36.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 19.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Argentina 23.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Armenia 24.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Aruba 24.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Australia 33.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Austria 49.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Azerbaijan 31.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bahamas, The 18.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bahrain 24.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bangladesh 11% of GDP (2014 est.)
Barbados 28.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Belarus 40.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Belgium 51.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Belize 29.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Benin 22.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bermuda 16.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bhutan 27.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bolivia 51.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Botswana 40.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Brazil 37.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
British Virgin Islands 27.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Brunei 37.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Bulgaria 35.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Burkina Faso 21.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Burma 4.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Burundi 26.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cabo Verde 22.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cambodia 16.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cameroon 16.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Canada 37.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cayman Islands 35% of GDP (2014 est.)
Central African Republic 12.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Chad 22% of GDP (2014 est.)
Chile 20.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
China 22.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Colombia 29.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Comoros 23.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 16.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 42.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cook Islands 38.7% of GDP (FY05/06 est.)
Costa Rica 14.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 19.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Croatia 34.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Cuba 2.4% of GDP (2013 est.)
Curacao 16.6% of GDP (2012 est.)
Cyprus 40.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Czech Republic 40.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Denmark 58.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Djibouti 35.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Dominica 28.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Dominican Republic 15% of GDP (2014 est.)
Ecuador 38.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Egypt 22.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
El Salvador 19.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 33.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Eritrea 29.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Estonia 38.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Ethiopia 15.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 40.8% of GDP (FY09/10)
Faroe Islands 44.2% of GDP (2010 est.)
Fiji 27.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Finland 55.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
France 53.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
French Polynesia 26.4% of GDP (2012)
Gabon 28.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Gambia, The 22.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Georgia 28% of GDP (2014 est.)
Germany 44.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Ghana 22.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Gibraltar 25.7% of GDP (2008 est.)
Greece 45.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Greenland 79.6% of GDP (2010)
Grenada 20.1% of GDP (2012 est.)
Guam 24.9% of GDP (2013 est.)
Guatemala 11.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Guernsey 20.6% of GDP (2005)
Guinea-Bissau 15.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Guinea 25.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Guyana 23.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Haiti 19.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Holy See (Vatican City) NA%
Honduras 18.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Hong Kong 21.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Hungary 47.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Iceland 43.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
India 9.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Indonesia 14.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Iran 14.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Iraq 38.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Ireland 34.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Isle of Man 23.7% of GDP (FY05/06 est.)
Israel 25.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Italy 48.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Jamaica 27.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Japan 32.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Jersey 14.4% of GDP (2005)
Jordan 23.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Kazakhstan 18.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Kenya 18.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Kiribati 109.3% of GDP (2013 est.)
Korea, North 11.4% of GDP
note: excludes earnings from state-operated enterprises (2007 est.)
Korea, South 24.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Kosovo 19.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Kuwait 50.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 30.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Laos 24% of GDP (2014 est.)
Latvia 35.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Lebanon 21.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Lesotho 59.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Liberia 25.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Libya 47.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Liechtenstein 19.5% of GDP (2012 est.)
Lithuania 31.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Luxembourg 42.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Macau 37% of GDP (2014 est.)
Macedonia 27.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Madagascar 22.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Malawi 19.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Malaysia 19.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Maldives 26.4% of GDP (2013 est.)
Mali 22.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Malta 44.9% of GDP (2015 est.)
Marshall Islands 60.5% of GDP (2013 est.)
Mauritania 35.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Mauritius 20.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Mexico 23.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 69.4% of GDP (FY12/13 est.)
Moldova 38% of GDP (2014 est.)
Monaco 17.5% of GDP (2011 est.)
Mongolia 28% of GDP (2014 est.)
Montenegro 34.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Morocco 26.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Mozambique 33.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Namibia 36.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Nepal 20.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Netherlands 44.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
New Zealand 42.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Nicaragua 25.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Nigeria 4.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Niger 30.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Northern Mariana Islands 20% of GDP (2013 est.)
Norway 54.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Oman 51.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Pakistan 15% of GDP (FY2014 est.)
Palau 49.6% of GDP (2012 est.)
Panama 23% of GDP (2014 est.)
Papua New Guinea 27.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Paraguay 18.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Peru 32.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Philippines 15.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Poland 16.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Portugal 44.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Puerto Rico 14.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Qatar 44% of GDP (2014 est.)
Romania 32.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Russia 20.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Rwanda 24.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 34.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Saint Lucia 13.2% of GDP (2011 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 32.5% of GDP (1996 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Samoa 31.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
San Marino 37.4% of GDP (2011 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 25.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Saudi Arabia 37.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Senegal 24.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Serbia 40% of GDP (2014 est.)
Seychelles 34.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Sierra Leone 14.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Singapore 15.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Slovakia 38.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Slovenia 41.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Solomon Islands 37.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
South Africa 25.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
South Sudan 3.1% of GDP (FY 2013 est.)
Spain 37.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Sri Lanka 12.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Sudan 8.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Suriname 22.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Svalbard NA% of GDP
Swaziland 30.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Sweden 51% of GDP (2014 est.)
Switzerland 32.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Syria 1.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Taiwan 15.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Tajikistan 29.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Tanzania 14.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
Thailand 17.6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Timor-Leste 6% of GDP (2014 est.)
Togo 24.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Tonga 37.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 31.5% of GDP (2014 est.)
Tunisia 24.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Turkey 24.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Turkmenistan 14.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Tuvalu NA (2013 est.)
Uganda 12.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Ukraine 29.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
United Arab Emirates 37.8% of GDP (2014 est.)
United Kingdom 31.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
United States 17.4% of GDP
note: excludes contributions for social security and other programs; if social contributions were added, taxes and other revenues would amount to approximately 22% of GDP (2014 est.)
Uruguay 28.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Uzbekistan 29.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Vanuatu 21.1% of GDP (2014 est.)
Venezuela 68% of GDP (2014 est.)
Vietnam 21.9% of GDP (2014 est.)
Virgin Islands 24.1% of GDP (2013)
Wallis and Futuna NA%
West Bank 41.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Western Sahara NA%
World 28.4% of GDP (2014 est.)
Yemen 23.7% of GDP (2014 est.)
Zambia 19.3% of GDP (2014 est.)
Zimbabwe 27% of GDP (2014)
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