Egypt: Tax revenue

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 Egypt

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 12.52
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1975 - 2015
 Average 16.73
 Min - Max 12.22 - 26.24
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 1975 to 2015. The average value for Egypt during that period was 16.73 percent with a minimum of 12.22 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 26.24 percent in 1981. The latest value from 2015 is 12.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 138 countries is 16.64 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
Egypt - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Egypt - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1975-2015




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 7.27 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 34.65 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.00 2023 percent
 Government debt 95.91 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 203.23 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 12.52 2015 percent
 Commercial tax rate 44.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 370 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 27 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 26.11 2015 percent
 Taxes on international trade 4.06 2015 percent
 Income and profits taxes 24.11 2015 percent
 Foreign aid 8,240.03 2021 million U.S. dollars
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