Democratic Republic of the Congo: Tax revenue

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 10.70
 Year 1989
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 1989
 Average 8.21
 Min - Max 5.49 - 10.70
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1972 to 1989. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 8.21 percent with a minimum of 5.49 percent in 1978 and a maximum of 10.7 percent in 1989. The latest value from 1989 is 10.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1989 based on 52 countries is 16.01 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
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1972-1989




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 9.51 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.15 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -0.40 2019 percent
 Government debt 14.31 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 10.70 1989 percent
 Commercial tax rate 50.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 346 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 52 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 3,535.68 2021 million U.S. dollars
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