Iran: Tax revenue

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 Iran

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 7.36
 Year 2009
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2009
 Average 6.55
 Min - Max 3.86 - 10.16
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1972 to 2009. The average value for Iran during that period was 6.55 percent with a minimum of 3.86 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 10.16 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2009 is 7.36 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2009 based on 118 countries is 16.58 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
Iran - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1972-2009




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 12.73 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 52.65 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -2.83 2022 percent
 Government debt 35.75 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 1,342,516.63 Q3/2020 billion
 Tax revenue 7.36 2009 percent
 Commercial tax rate 44.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 216 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 20 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 3.52 2009 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.00 2009 percent
 Income and profits taxes 19.35 2009 percent
 Foreign aid 303.77 2021 million U.S. dollars
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