Tax policy analysis

Revenue Statistics 2016

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Published on November 30, 2016

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.


Executive summary
Tax revenue trends, 1965-2015
Special feature: Current issues on reporting tax revenues
Tax levels and tax structures, 1965-2015
Country tables, 1965-2014
Tax revenues by subsectors of general government
The OECD classification of taxes and interpretative guide
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The Revenue Statistics 2017 publication will be available on the 23rd of November at 11:00 (Paris time).


Further information

  • Revenue statistics in other regions (Africa, Asia, Latin America and OECD)
  • The OECD interpretative guide, the OECD Classification of taxes and methodology


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