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. The tax percentage for each country listed in the source has been added to the chart.

Total revenue from direct and indirect taxes given as share of GDP in 2017[1]
Tax revenue as percentage of GDP in the European Union.
Relation between the tax revenue to GDP ratio and the real GDP growth rate (average rate in years 2013–2018, according to List of countries by real GDP growth rate, data mainly from the World Bank)
Relation between the tax revenue to GDP ratio and the real GDP growth rate (average rate in years 2013–2018, according to List of countries by real GDP growth rate, data mainly from the World Bank) – zoom
Relation between the tax revenue to GDP ratio and the real GDP growth rate (average rate in years 2013–2018, according to List of countries by real GDP growth rate, data mainly from the World Bank) – big zoom
Relation between the tax revenue to GDP ratio and the real GDP growth rate (average rate in years 2013–2018, according to List of countries by real GDP growth rate, data mainly from the World Bank) – European Union

Tax as % of GDPEdit

2020[2][3]Edit

Region Country Name Tax Revenue

(% of GDP)

GDP

(Billions, PPP)

Gov't Expenditure

(% of GDP(nominal))

Public Debt

(% of GDP(nominal))

Europe   France 46.2 $2,962.8 56.4 98.6
Europe   Denmark 46.0 $301.3 51.7 34.3
Europe   Belgium 44.6 $550.5 52.5 101.4
Europe   Sweden 44.0 $542.0 49.7 39.0
Europe   Finland 43.3 $256.5 54.4 60.5
Europe   Italy 42.4 $2,397.4 48.8 132.1
Europe   Austria 41.8 $463.2 49.3 74.2
Americas   Cuba 40.6 $155.9 64.8 51.0
Europe   Greece 39.4 $312.7 47.8 183.3
Europe   Netherlands 38.8 $969.2 42.7 54.4
Europe   Luxembourg 38.7 $64.2 42.7 21.8
Europe   Croatia 38.6 $107.4 46.6 73.9
Europe   Norway 38.2 $395.9 49.8 36.8
Europe   Bosnia and Herzegovina 37.9 $47.3 41.1 37.0
Europe   Hungary 37.7 $311.9 46.7 69.4
Europe   Iceland 37.7 $19.5 43.2 35.4
Europe   Germany 37.5 $4,356.4 43.9 59.8
Europe   Serbia 36.1 $122.8 40.9 54.3
Europe   Montenegro 36.0 $11.9 47.6 72.1
Europe   Slovenia 36.0 $76.0 43.6 68.5
Europe   Czech Republic 34.9 $395.9 39.7 33.0
Europe   Portugal 34.7 $329.2 44.8 121.4
Europe   Ukraine 34.2 $390.3 42.0 63.9
Europe   Poland 33.9 $1,212.9 41.3 48.4
Europe   Cyprus 33.7 $34.5 37.1 102.5
Europe   Spain 33.7 $1,864.4 41.5 97.0
Europe   United Kingdom 33.3 $3,037.8 41.0 86.9
Europe   Moldova 33.2 $25.9 30.8 27.1
Europe   Estonia 33.0 $45.0 39.4 8.1
Europe   Slovakia 32.9 $191.2 40.8 48.8
Middle East and North Africa   Israel 32.7 $337.2 39.4 59.6
Europe   Malta 32.7 $21.3 36.5 45.4
Americas   Brazil 32.3 $3,365.3 38.9 87.9
Americas   Canada 32.2 $1,836.8 40.5 90.6
Asia-Pacific   New Zealand 32.0 $197.8 37.5 29.4
Americas   Barbados 31.8 $5.3 32.0 124.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   Seychelles 31.7 $2.9 37.0 58.2
Americas   Uruguay 30.9 $81.6 33.4 70.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Djibouti 30.8 $4.0 39.3 67.4
Asia-Pacific   Japan 30.6 $5,594.5 38.4 237.1
Asia-Pacific   Solomon Islands 30.6 $1.4 46.8 12.1
Europe   Latvia 30.4 $57.8 37.3 37.6
Americas   Argentina 30.3 $915.1 40.5 86.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Namibia 30.1 $27.1 37.4 47.1
Europe   Lithuania 29.8 $97.0 33.7 35.9
Sub-Saharan Africa   Lesotho 29.1 $6.9 46.8 39.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Eswatini 29.1 $12.1 35.2 34.9
Asia-Pacific   Macau 28.9 $77.3 18.5 0.0
Americas   Dominica 28.7 $0.7 52.9 83.1
Sub-Saharan Africa   South Africa 28.6 $789.4 33.0 56.7
Europe    Switzerland 28.5 $548.5 34.0 40.5
Americas   Belize 28.2 $3.4 33.5 94.8
Asia-Pacific   Australia 27.8 $1,318.2 35.8 40.7
Americas   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.8 $1.3 29.6 73.1
Europe   Bulgaria 27.7 $162.3 33.6 20.5
Americas   Jamaica 27.3 $27.0 29.0 99.4
Americas   United States 27.1 $20,494.1 38.1 105.8
Asia-Pacific   South Korea 26.9 $2,136.3 32.8 40.7
Middle East and North Africa   Algeria 26.6 $657.5 39.8 36.9
Asia-Pacific   Fiji 26.6 $9.1 32.2 49.7
Americas   Guyana 26.2 $6.7 34.5 57.0
Asia-Pacific   Brunei 26.0 $34.6 35.8 2.5
Europe   Albania 25.7 $38.4 29.1 68.6
Europe   Georgia 25.7 $42.6 29.6 44.5
Europe   North Macedonia 25.5 $32.6 31.1 39.5
Europe   Belarus 25.1 $189.2 39.1 47.8
Europe   Turkey 24.9 $2,292.5 34.6 29.1
Europe   Romania 24.7 $516.3 31.4 36.6
Europe   Russia 24.2 $4,213.4 34.7 14.0
Americas   Costa Rica 24.1 $88.2 19.7 53.5
Asia-Pacific   Samoa 24.1 $1.2 35.3 50.2
Americas   Bolivia 23.9 $84.1 39.1 53.9
Americas   Nicaragua 23.8 $35.7 27.4 37.2
Europe   Kosovo 23.3 $20.9 28.0 17.0
Asia-Pacific   Mongolia 23.2 $43.5 33.4 73.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Mozambique 23.2 $39.2 31.8 100.4
Americas   Honduras 22.8 $49.2 26.9 40.3
Europe   Ireland 22.8 $385.9 26.6 65.2
Americas   Saint Lucia 22.5 $2.5 25.5 66.8
Sub-Saharan Africa   Togo 22.2 $14.0 26.7 74.6
Americas   Trinidad and Tobago 22.2 $44.4 33.4 45.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Congo 22.1 $30.3 38.2 98.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   Zimbabwe 22.1 $42.5 20.0 29.8
Sub-Saharan Africa   Senegal 22.0 $59.5 22.8 64.4
Middle East and North Africa   Morocco 21.8 $314.6 30.1 65.2
Middle East and North Africa   Tunisia 21.4 $144.2 30.0 77.0
Asia-Pacific   Tonga 21.3 $0.6 43.7 49.2
Sub-Saharan Africa   Gabon 21.1 $38.0 18.9 58.2
Europe   Armenia 20.8 $30.4 25.4 48.5
Asia-Pacific   Tajikistan 20.6 $31.1 34.0 47.9
Asia-Pacific   Maldives 20.5 $8.0 32.7 61.5
Americas   El Salvador 20.4 $53.4 23.9 67.1
Asia-Pacific     Nepal 20.3 $86.1 27.2 30.4
Americas   Chile 20.2 $481.8 25.3 25.6
Americas   Venezuela 20.2 $277.8 33.5 175.6
Sub-Saharan Africa   Mauritius 20.0 $30.0 24.4 65.2
Americas   Ecuador 19.9 $199.5 37.5 46.1
Asia-Pacific   Kyrgyzstan 19.8 $24.5 37.2 56.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Mauritania 19.7 $18.1 28.0 83.9
Americas   Colombia 18.8 $744.7 27.7 50.5
Asia-Pacific   Vietnam 18.6 $710.3 28.3 57.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   Burkina Faso 18.1 $38.8 27.7 43.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Kenya 18.1 $177.3 26.1 57.2
Asia-Pacific   India 18.08 $10,505.3 31.15 89.6
Americas   Bahamas 17.9 $12.6 20.5 61.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Ghana 17.6 $190.7 20.0 59.6
Asia-Pacific   Thailand 17.6 $1,320.4 21.7 42.1
Asia-Pacific   China 17.5 $25,270.1 32.7 50.5
Asia-Pacific   Kiribati 17.5 $0.2 125.7 21.9
Sub-Saharan Africa   Ivory Coast 17.4 $107.0 24.2 52.2
Asia-Pacific   Uzbekistan 17.3 $250.3 29.0 23.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   Malawi 17.3 $23.7 30.7 61.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Gambia 17.2 $6.1 21.9 83.2
Asia-Pacific   Vanuatu 17.1 $0.8 36.0 50.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   Rwanda 16.6 $27.4 26.0 40.7
Asia-Pacific   Kazakhstan 16.4 $508.6 22.0 21.9
Asia-Pacific   Cambodia 16.2 $70.5 23.2 29.4
Americas   Mexico 16.2 $2,569.8 26.3 53.6
Sub-Saharan Africa   Mali 16.1 $44.2 21.8 36.6
Asia-Pacific   Turkmenistan 15.6 $112.7 15.1 29.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Comoros 15.5 $1.4 29.7 31.2
Americas   Peru 15.3 $457.5 21.3 26.8
Middle East and North Africa   Lebanon 15.3 $89.5 30.3 150.9
Middle East and North Africa   Egypt 15.2 $1,296.3 31.7 92.6
Sub-Saharan Africa   Zambia 15.2 $72.9 24.7 72.4
Middle East and North Africa   Jordan 15.0 $93.4 29.7 94.2
Americas   Panama 14.7 $106.8 21.8 39.4
Americas   Suriname 14.6 $8.9 29.0 69.6
Sub-Saharan Africa   Cameroon 14.4 $95.3 19.8 37.7
Sub-Saharan Africa   Niger 14.4 $23.5 26.5 55.1
Asia-Pacific   Philippines 14.2 $952.6 20.1 39.6
Asia-Pacific   Hong Kong 14.1 $480.5 18.0 0.1
Asia-Pacific   Singapore 14.1 $565.8 17.2 108.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Botswana 14.0 $41.9 32.1 12.9
Americas   Dominican Republic 13.9 $189.2 17.8 41.6
Americas   Paraguay 13.8 $94.5 19.5 21.6
Asia-Pacific   Papua New Guinea 13.7 $30.9 21.3 36.9
Asia-Pacific   Bhutan 13.6 $7.8 31.1 102.6
Sub-Saharan Africa   Burundi 13.6 $8.2 21.8 58.4
Asia-Pacific   Malaysia 13.6 $999.4 22.6 56.2
Europe   Azerbaijan 13.3 $179.7 35.1 19.4
Sub-Saharan Africa   Guinea 13.3 $30.7 16.9 38.7
Americas   Haiti 13.3 $20.7 18.8 33.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Benin 13.2 $27.7 23.0 54.6
Asia-Pacific   East Timor 13.1 $6.7 56.2 5.4
Sub-Saharan Africa   Uganda 13.1 $97.0 19.7 42.2
Asia-Pacific   Micronesia 13.0 $0.4 63.2 20.2
Asia-Pacific   Sri Lanka 12.6 $290.6 19.2 84.1
Asia-Pacific   Pakistan 12.5 $1,141.4 21.0 72.1
Americas   Guatemala 12.4 $145.6 12.1 24.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   São Tomé and Príncipe 12.1 $0.7 27.6 81.3
Asia-Pacific   Laos 12.0 $53.7 21.1 63.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Liberia 11.9 $6.3 33.9 40.5
Sub-Saharan Africa   Tanzania 11.8 $175.8 16.8 36.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Ethiopia 11.6 $219.5 17.5 61.1
Asia-Pacific   Indonesia 11.5 $3,494.7 16.7 29.2
Sub-Saharan Africa   Madagascar 11.5 $42.9 16.8 39.7
Sub-Saharan Africa   Sierra Leone 11.1 $12.3 23.4 71.3
Sub-Saharan Africa   Guinea-Bissau 10.3 $3.4 21.1 56.1
Sub-Saharan Africa   Angola 9.2 $199.3 21.8 88.1
Middle East and North Africa   United Arab Emirates 9.2 $723.7 30.5 18.7
Asia-Pacific   Bangladesh 9.1 $761.7 13.7 34.8
Asia-Pacific   Taiwan 8.9 $1,251.5 17.8 35.0
Sub-Saharan Africa   Eritrea 8.0 $10.0 29.1 129.4
Sub-Saharan Africa   Sudan 8.0 $177.7 13.6 163
Middle East and North Africa   Bahrain 7.8 $74.1 33.6 93.4
Sub-Saharan Africa   Chad 7.7 $30.2 14.8 46.6
Asia-Pacific   Afghanistan 7.6 $72.6 26.3 7.1
Sub-Saharan Africa   DR Congo 7.6 $72.9 12.4 15.7
Middle East and North Africa   Yemen 7.4 $73.3 10.8 63.2
Middle East and North Africa   Iran 7.3 $1,610.7 19.0 33.2
Sub-Saharan Africa   Cape Verde 6.9 $4.0 30.7 127.7
Sub-Saharan Africa   Central African Republic 6.9 $3.6 14.7 48.5
Asia-Pacific   Burma 6.1 $328.4 20.4 38.2
Sub-Saharan Africa   Equatorial Guinea 5.9 $29.8 21.3 35.9
Middle East and North Africa   Qatar 4.9 $354.8 34.3 48.4
Middle East and North Africa   Oman 4.2 $198.5 46.1 50.9
Sub-Saharan Africa   Nigeria 3.6 $1,168.5 11.2 28.4
Middle East and North Africa   Saudi Arabia 3.4 $1,857.5 35.7 19.1
Middle East and North Africa   Iraq 2.0 $673.3 36.7 48.4
Middle East and North Africa   Kuwait 1.4 $306.4 50.9 14.8
Asia-Pacific   North Korea N/A $40.00 N/A N/A
Middle East and North Africa   Libya N/A $74.7 105.8 4.9
Europe   Liechtenstein N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sub-Saharan Africa   Somalia N/A $21.2 N/A N/A
Middle East and North Africa   Syria N/A $64.5 N/A 130.6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Total tax revenues". Our World in Data. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  2. ^ Heritage.org (2020). "Heritage data".
  3. ^ "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". IMF.