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Malawi: Tax revenue, percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Malawi from 2009 to 2017. The average value for Malawi during that period was 15.21 percent with a minumum of 13.56 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 17.29 percent in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.