This annual publication compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for 30 economies,
including Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, People’s Republic of China,
Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Georgia, 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. Additionally, it provides information on non-tax revenues for
selected economies. The publication applies the OECD Revenue Statistics methodology
to Asian and Pacific economies, facilitating consistent comparison of tax levels and
structures within the region as well as globally. This tenth edition of the report
includes a special feature on strengthening property taxation in 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
Islands Tax Administrators Association and the Pacific Community.
Watch the pre-launch online discussion on the 2023 edition of Revenue Statistics in Asia and the Pacific
On 18 July 2023, country focal points and partners in the Revenue Statistics in Asia and the Pacific initiative discussed the key findings from the 2023 report, which includes latest trends in tax and non-tax revenues in Asia-Pacific and a dedicated chapter on strengthening property taxation in Asia.
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)