Belgium: Tax revenue

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 Belgium

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 23.10
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1995 - 2021
 Average 25.09
 Min - Max 22.01 - 27.27
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1995 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 25.09 percent with a minimum of 22.01 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 27.27 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 23.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.48 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belgium - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1995-2021




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 23.80 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 153.28 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.40 2023 percent
 Government debt 105.20 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 33.51 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 3.32 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 23.10 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 55.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 136 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 11 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 27.01 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 33.61 2021 percent
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