Burkina Faso: Tax revenue

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 Burkina Faso

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 15.98
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2021
 Average 12.70
 Min - Max 9.66 - 15.98
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 2002 to 2021. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 12.7 percent with a minimum of 9.66 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 15.98 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 15.98 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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Burkina Faso - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - Tax revenue - historical chart - 2002-2021

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 19.87 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 3.74 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -8.52 2022 percent
 Government debt 58.40 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 15.98 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 41.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 270 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 45 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 40.24 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 10.63 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.32 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 1,587.66 2021 million U.S. dollars
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