France: Tax revenue

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 France

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 23.96
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2021
 Average 20.92
 Min - Max 17.72 - 24.64
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for France from 1972 to 2021. The average value for France during that period was 20.92 percent with a minimum of 17.72 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 24.64 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 23.96 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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Recent values chart
France - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
France - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1972-2021




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.


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 Government spending, percent of GDP 24.01 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 667.24 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.50 2023 percent
 Government debt 110.60 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 160.20 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 3.24 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 23.96 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 60.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 139 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 20.81 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.00 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 28.44 2021 percent
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