Benin: Tax revenue

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 Benin

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 10.79
 Year 1979
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1976 - 1979
 Average 12.27
 Min - Max 10.79 - 13.06
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1976 to 1979. The average value for Benin during that period was 12.27 percent with a minimum of 10.79 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 13.06 percent in 1976. The latest value from 1979 is 10.79 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1979 based on 47 countries is 15.82 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 10.06 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 1.75 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.50 2022 percent
 Government debt 54.19 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 10.79 1979 percent
 Commercial tax rate 48.90 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 270 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 54 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 8.50 1979 percent
 Taxes on international trade 41.22 1979 percent
 Income and profits taxes 9.57 1979 percent
 Foreign aid 843.59 2021 million U.S. dollars
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