Tax to GDP ratios
The tax to GDP ratio in Luxembourg fell from 39.1% in 2000 to 35.6% in 2007 before rising to 37-38% between 2009 and 2011. The ratio was above the OECD average for the whole of the period and was 37.0% of GDP in 2011, 3 percentage points above the OECD measure of 34.1%.
The main observations for Luxembourg are:
Revenue from personal and corporate income taxes was 14.1% of GDP in 2000 and 13.4% in 2012. The 2011 figure of 13.3% was above the OECD average of 11.4%.
The tax ratio for Social security contributions rose from 10.1% in 2000 to 11.0% in 2011 when it was above the OECD average of 9.1%.
The tax ratio for Taxes on goods and services was stable at around 10% of GDP over the period and at 10.0% in 2011 was below the OECD average of 11.0%.
Property tax revenues were 2.6% of GDP in 2010, 40% above the OECD average of 1.8%.
- OECD averages are not available for 2012 as 4 OECD countries have not provided data for that year.
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