Bulgaria: Tax revenue

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 Bulgaria

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 20.63
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 19.40
 Min - Max 11.16 - 23.83
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bulgaria from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Bulgaria during that period was 19.4 percent with a minimum of 11.16 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 23.83 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 20.63 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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Bulgaria - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

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Bulgaria - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1990-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 18.32 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 16.55 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -2.90 2022 percent
 Government debt 22.90 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 7.82 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 20.63 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 28.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 441 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 14 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 44.42 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.04 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 19.06 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 618.37 2004 million U.S. dollars
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