Austria: Fiscal freedom

(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
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Austria: Fiscal freedom index (0-100), 1995 - 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for Austria from 1995 to 2021. The average value for Austria during that period was 48 points with a minimum of 44 points in 2000 and a maximum of 51 points in 2008. The latest value from 2021 is 46 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 176 countries is 78 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Fiscal Freedom index for Austria from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.

Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.
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