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.

Tax revenue as percentage of GDP in 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
Total revenue from direct and indirect taxes given as share of GDP in 2017[1]

Tax as % of GDP


2020[2][3]

Region Country Name Tax Revenue

(% of GDP)

GDP

(Billions, PPP)

Gov't Expenditure

(% of GDP(nominal))

Public Debt

(% of GDP(nominal))

Europe  France46.2$2,962.856.498.6
Europe  Denmark46.0$301.351.734.3
Europe  Belgium44.6$550.552.5101.4
Europe  Sweden44.0$542.049.739.0
Europe  Finland43.3$256.554.460.5
Europe  Italy42.4$2,397.448.8132.1
Europe  Austria41.8$463.249.374.2
Americas  Cuba40.6$155.964.851.0
Europe  Greece39.4$312.747.8183.3
Europe  Netherlands38.8$969.242.754.4
Europe  Luxembourg38.7$64.242.721.8
Europe  Croatia38.6$107.446.673.9
Europe  Norway38.2$395.949.836.8
Europe  Bosnia and Herzegovina37.9$47.341.137.0
Europe  Hungary37.7$311.946.769.4
Europe  Iceland37.7$19.543.235.4
Europe  Germany37.5$4,356.443.959.8
Europe  Serbia36.1$122.840.954.3
Europe  Montenegro36.0$11.947.672.1
Europe  Slovenia36.0$76.043.668.5
Europe  Czech Republic34.9$395.939.733.0
Europe  Portugal34.7$329.244.8121.4
Europe  Ukraine34.2$390.342.063.9
Europe  Poland33.9$1,212.941.348.4
Europe  Cyprus33.7$34.537.1102.5
Europe  Spain33.7$1,864.441.597.0
Europe  United Kingdom33.3$3,037.841.086.9
Europe  Moldova33.2$25.930.827.1
Europe  Estonia33.0$45.039.48.1
Europe  Slovakia32.9$191.240.848.8
Middle East and North Africa  Israel32.7$337.239.459.6
Europe  Malta32.7$21.336.545.4
Americas  Brazil32.3$3,365.338.987.9
Americas  Canada32.2$1,836.840.590.6
Asia-Pacific  New Zealand32.0$197.837.529.4
Americas  Barbados31.8$5.332.0124.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  Seychelles31.7$2.937.058.2
Americas  Uruguay30.9$81.633.470.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Djibouti30.8$4.039.367.4
Asia-Pacific  Japan30.6$5,594.538.4237.1
Asia-Pacific  Solomon Islands30.6$1.446.812.1
Europe  Latvia30.4$57.837.337.6
Americas  Argentina30.3$915.140.586.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Namibia30.1$27.137.447.1
Europe  Lithuania29.8$97.033.735.9
Sub-Saharan Africa  Lesotho29.1$6.946.839.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Eswatini29.1$12.135.234.9
Asia-Pacific  Macau28.9$77.318.50.0
Americas  Dominica28.7$0.752.983.1
Sub-Saharan Africa  South Africa28.6$789.433.056.7
Europe   Switzerland28.5$548.534.040.5
Americas  Belize28.2$3.433.594.8
Asia-Pacific  Australia27.8$1,318.235.840.7
Americas  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines27.8$1.329.673.1
Europe  Bulgaria27.7$162.333.620.5
Americas  Jamaica27.3$27.029.099.4
Americas  United States27.1$20,494.138.1105.8
Asia-Pacific  South Korea26.9$2,136.332.840.7
Middle East and North Africa  Algeria26.6$657.539.836.9
Asia-Pacific  Fiji26.6$9.132.249.7
Americas  Guyana26.2$6.734.557.0
Asia-Pacific  Brunei26.0$34.635.82.5
Europe  Albania25.7$38.429.168.6
Europe  Georgia25.7$42.629.644.5
Europe  North Macedonia25.5$32.631.139.5
Europe  Belarus25.1$189.239.147.8
Europe  Turkey24.9$2,292.534.629.1
Europe  Romania24.7$516.331.436.6
Europe  Russia24.2$4,213.434.714.0
Americas  Costa Rica24.1$88.219.753.5
Asia-Pacific  Samoa24.1$1.235.350.2
Americas  Bolivia23.9$84.139.153.9
Americas  Nicaragua23.8$35.727.437.2
Europe  Kosovo23.3$20.928.017.0
Asia-Pacific  Mongolia23.2$43.533.473.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Mozambique23.2$39.231.8100.4
Americas  Honduras22.8$49.226.940.3
Europe  Ireland22.8$385.926.665.2
Americas  Saint Lucia22.5$2.525.566.8
Sub-Saharan Africa  Togo22.2$14.026.774.6
Americas  Trinidad and Tobago22.2$44.433.445.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Congo22.1$30.338.298.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  Zimbabwe22.1$42.520.029.8
Sub-Saharan Africa  Senegal22.0$59.522.864.4
Middle East and North Africa  Morocco21.8$314.630.165.2
Middle East and North Africa  Tunisia21.4$144.230.077.0
Asia-Pacific  Tonga21.3$0.643.749.2
Sub-Saharan Africa  Gabon21.1$38.018.958.2
Europe  Armenia20.8$30.425.448.5
Asia-Pacific  Tajikistan20.6$31.134.047.9
Asia-Pacific  Maldives20.5$8.032.761.5
Americas  El Salvador20.4$53.423.967.1
Asia-Pacific    Nepal20.3$86.127.230.4
Americas  Chile20.2$481.825.325.6
Americas  Venezuela20.2$277.833.5175.6
Sub-Saharan Africa  Mauritius20.0$30.024.465.2
Americas  Ecuador19.9$199.537.546.1
Asia-Pacific  Kyrgyzstan19.8$24.537.256.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Mauritania19.7$18.128.083.9
Americas  Colombia18.8$744.727.750.5
Asia-Pacific  Vietnam18.6$710.328.357.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  Burkina Faso18.1$38.827.743.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Kenya18.1$177.326.157.2
Asia-Pacific  India18.08$10,505.331.1589.6
Americas  Bahamas17.9$12.620.561.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Ghana17.6$190.720.059.6
Asia-Pacific  Thailand17.6$1,320.421.742.1
Asia-Pacific  China17.5$25,270.132.750.5
Asia-Pacific  Kiribati17.5$0.2125.721.9
Sub-Saharan Africa  Ivory Coast17.4$107.024.252.2
Asia-Pacific  Uzbekistan17.3$250.329.023.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  Malawi17.3$23.730.761.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Gambia17.2$6.121.983.2
Asia-Pacific  Vanuatu17.1$0.836.050.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  Rwanda16.6$27.426.040.7
Asia-Pacific  Kazakhstan16.4$508.622.021.9
Asia-Pacific  Cambodia16.2$70.523.229.4
Americas  Mexico16.2$2,569.826.353.6
Sub-Saharan Africa  Mali16.1$44.221.836.6
Asia-Pacific  Turkmenistan15.6$112.715.129.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Comoros15.5$1.429.731.2
Americas  Peru15.3$457.521.326.8
Middle East and North Africa  Lebanon15.3$89.530.3150.9
Middle East and North Africa  Egypt15.2$1,296.331.792.6
Sub-Saharan Africa  Zambia15.2$72.924.772.4
Middle East and North Africa  Jordan15.0$93.429.794.2
Americas  Panama14.7$106.821.839.4
Americas  Suriname14.6$8.929.069.6
Sub-Saharan Africa  Cameroon14.4$95.319.837.7
Sub-Saharan Africa  Niger14.4$23.526.555.1
Asia-Pacific  Philippines14.2$952.620.139.6
Asia-Pacific  Hong Kong14.1$480.518.00.1
Asia-Pacific  Singapore14.1$565.817.2108.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Botswana14.0$41.932.112.9
Americas  Dominican Republic13.9$189.217.841.6
Americas  Paraguay13.8$94.519.521.6
Asia-Pacific  Papua New Guinea13.7$30.921.336.9
Asia-Pacific  Bhutan13.6$7.831.1102.6
Sub-Saharan Africa  Burundi13.6$8.221.858.4
Asia-Pacific  Malaysia13.6$999.422.656.2
Europe  Azerbaijan13.3$179.735.119.4
Sub-Saharan Africa  Guinea13.3$30.716.938.7
Americas  Haiti13.3$20.718.833.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Benin13.2$27.723.054.6
Asia-Pacific  East Timor13.1$6.756.25.4
Sub-Saharan Africa  Uganda13.1$97.019.742.2
Asia-Pacific  Micronesia13.0$0.463.220.2
Asia-Pacific  Sri Lanka12.6$290.619.284.1
Asia-Pacific  Pakistan12.5$1,141.421.072.1
Americas  Guatemala12.4$145.612.124.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  São Tomé and Príncipe12.1$0.727.681.3
Asia-Pacific  Laos12.0$53.721.163.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Liberia11.9$6.333.940.5
Sub-Saharan Africa  Tanzania11.8$175.816.836.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Ethiopia11.6$219.517.561.1
Asia-Pacific  Indonesia11.5$3,494.716.729.2
Sub-Saharan Africa  Madagascar11.5$42.916.839.7
Sub-Saharan Africa  Sierra Leone11.1$12.323.471.3
Sub-Saharan Africa  Guinea-Bissau10.3$3.421.156.1
Sub-Saharan Africa  Angola9.2$199.321.888.1
Middle East and North Africa  United Arab Emirates9.2$723.730.518.7
Asia-Pacific  Bangladesh9.1$761.713.734.8
Asia-Pacific  Taiwan8.9$1,251.517.835.0
Sub-Saharan Africa  Eritrea8.0$10.029.1129.4
Sub-Saharan Africa  Sudan8.0$177.713.6163
Middle East and North Africa  Bahrain7.8$74.133.693.4
Sub-Saharan Africa  Chad7.7$30.214.846.6
Asia-Pacific  Afghanistan7.6$72.626.37.1
Sub-Saharan Africa  DR Congo7.6$72.912.415.7
Middle East and North Africa  Yemen7.4$73.310.863.2
Middle East and North Africa  Iran7.3$1,610.719.033.2
Sub-Saharan Africa  Cape Verde6.9$4.030.7127.7
Sub-Saharan Africa  Central African Republic6.9$3.614.748.5
Asia-Pacific  Burma6.1$328.420.438.2
Sub-Saharan Africa  Equatorial Guinea5.9$29.821.335.9
Middle East and North Africa  Qatar4.9$354.834.348.4
Middle East and North Africa  Oman4.2$198.546.150.9
Sub-Saharan Africa  Nigeria3.6$1,168.511.228.4
Middle East and North Africa  Saudi Arabia3.4$1,857.535.719.1
Middle East and North Africa  Iraq2.0$673.336.748.4
Middle East and North Africa  Kuwait1.4$306.450.914.8
Asia-Pacific  North KoreaN/A$40.00N/AN/A
Middle East and North Africa  LibyaN/A$74.7105.84.9
Europe  LiechtensteinN/AN/AN/AN/A
Sub-Saharan Africa  SomaliaN/A$21.2N/AN/A
Middle East and North Africa  SyriaN/A$64.5N/A130.6

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Some of these provide additional info for various countries.