Brazil: Tax revenue, percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brazil from 1980 to 2015. The average value for Brazil during that period was 12.71 percent with a minumum of 9.53 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 16.53 percent in 2005. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.