Tax

Revenue Statistics 2017

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Published on November 23, 2017

Also available in: French

book

Data on government sector receipts, and on taxes in particular, are basic inputs to most structural economic descriptions and economic analyses and are increasingly used in economic comparisons. This annual publication gives a conceptual framework to define which government receipts should be regarded as taxes.  It presents a unique set of detailed an internationally comparable tax data in a common format for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Introduction
Tax revenue trends 1965-2016
Special feature: Complementary indicators of tax revenues
Tax levels and tax structures, 1965-2016
Country tables, 1990-2015
Detailed country tables, 1965-2015
Tax revenues by subsectors of general government
Annexes2 chapters available
The OECD classification of taxes and interpretative guide
Date of data submission
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Country summaries and interactive chart

| Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Chile | Czech Republic | Denmark | Estonia | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Hungary | Iceland | Ireland | Israel | Italy | Japan | Korea | LatviaLuxembourg | Mexico | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | Portugal | Slovak Republic | Slovenia | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Turkey | United Kingdom | United States |

 

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Global Revenue Statistics Database infographic

The Global Revenue Statistics Database

The Global Revenue Statistics Database provides detailed comparable tax revenue data for African, Asian and Pacific, Latin American and the Caribbean and OECD countries from 1990 onwards. The database provides the largest source of comparable tax revenue data, which are produced in partnership with participating countries and regional partners. 

The following documents are also available:

  • A technical paper on the construction of the database: its coverage, sources, strengths and limitations.
  • A high level overview of the features of the Global Revenue Statistics Database with key findings on the tax-to-GDP ratios and tax structures.
  • A more in-depth analysis of the data reporting on Domestic revenue mobilisation: A new database on tax levels and structures in 80 countries (Taxation Working Paper)