Bangladesh: Taxes on goods and services

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 Bangladesh

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 43.22
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2001 - 2021
 Average 33.14
 Min - Max 24.83 - 49.78
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bangladesh from 2001 to 2021. The average value for Bangladesh during that period was 33.14 percent with a minimum of 24.83 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 49.78 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 43.22 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 104 countries is 33.72 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bangladesh - Taxes on goods and services - Recent values chart

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Bangladesh - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 2001-2021




Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 5.70 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 26.23 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.20 2021 percent
 Government debt 28.20 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 7.64 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 33.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 435 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 33 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.22 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 9.32 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.76 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 5,041.02 2021 million U.S. dollars
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