Afghanistan: Tax revenue

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Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 9.90
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2017
 Average 7.80
 Min - Max 5.28 - 9.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2006 to 2017. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 7.8 percent with a minimum of 5.28 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 9.9 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 9.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 136 countries is 16.64 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

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Afghanistan - Tax revenue - historical chart - 2006-2017

Definition: Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue.

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 Government spending, percent of GDP 21.26 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 3.17 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.43 2020 percent
 Government debt 10.93 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 9.90 2017 percent
 Commercial tax rate 71.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 270 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 19 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 8.60 2017 percent
 Taxes on international trade 7.42 2017 percent
 Income and profits taxes 4.53 2017 percent
 Foreign aid 4,656.34 2021 million U.S. dollars
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