Ethiopia: Tax revenue

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 Ethiopia

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 6.2
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 8.33
 Min - Max 5.6 - 11.26
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 8.33 percent with a minimum of 5.6 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 11.26 percent in 1998. The latest value from 2020 is 6.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 122 countries is 16.68 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
Ethiopia - Tax revenue - recent values

Historical chart
Ethiopia - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1990-2020




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 7.36 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 9.33 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.40 2022 percent
 Government debt 44.70 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 6.20 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 37.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 300 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 29 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 30.29 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 17.81 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 21.28 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 3,981.52 2021 million U.S. dollars
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