Description

Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue.

Value Range

From 0.3% in Nigeria to 34.5% in Denmark.

Data

<div style="width:500px; font-family:'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height:20px"><div style="background-color:#333; padding:0px 5px; font-weight:bold"><div style="color:#fff; font-size:12px; line-height:20px;"><a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.TAX.TOTL.GD.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#fff;text-decoration:none;" class="active">Tax revenue (% of GDP)</a></div></div><script type="text/javascript">widgetContext = { "url": "http://data.worldbank.org/widgets/indicator/0/web_widgets_2/GC.TAX.TOTL.GD.ZS/countries", "width": 500, "height": 325, "widgetid": "web_widget_iframe_4b80c54a1b38e655ee4e2885da4c7976" };</script><div id="web_widget_iframe_4b80c54a1b38e655ee4e2885da4c7976"></div><script src="http://data.worldbank.org/profiles/datafinder/modules/contrib/web_widgets/iframe/web_widgets_iframe.js"></script><div style="font-size: 10px; color:#000">Data from <a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.TAX.TOTL.GD.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#CCC;">World Bank</a></div></div>


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Sources

Data for this indicator are provided at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.TAX.TOTL.GD.ZS/