This annual publication compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for Australia,
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, People’s Republic of China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia,
Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia,
Maldives, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa,
Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tokelau, Vanuatu and Viet Nam. It also provides
information on non-tax revenues for selected economies. Based on the OECD Global Revenue
Statistics database, the publication applies the OECD methodology to Asian and Pacific
economies to enable comparison of tax levels and tax structures on a consistent basis,
both among the economies of the region and with other economies worldwide. This edition
includes a special feature on strengthening tax revenues in developing Asia. The publication
is jointly produced by the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and the
OECD Development Centre, in co-operation with the Asian Development Bank, the Pacific
Island Tax Administrators Association and the Pacific Community.
The Global Revenue Statistics Databaseprovides 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)