Canada: Tax revenue

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 Canada

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 12.83
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 13.21
 Min - Max 11.62 - 14.86
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Canada during that period was 13.21 percent with a minimum of 11.62 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 14.86 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2022 is 12.83 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 20 countries is 19.11 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
Canada - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1990-2022




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 20.69 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 448.85 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.60 2022 percent
 Government debt 107.13 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 152.09 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 3.82 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 12.83 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 24.50 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 131 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 8 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 14.07 2022 percent
 Taxes on international trade 1.26 2022 percent
 Income and profits taxes 55.09 2022 percent
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