Malawi: Taxes on goods and services

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Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 37.17
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2021
 Average 34.16
 Min - Max 25.27 - 38.58
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 2009 to 2021. The average value for Malawi during that period was 34.16 percent with a minimum of 25.27 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 38.58 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 37.17 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 104 countries is 33.72 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malawi - Taxes on goods and services - Recent values chart

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Malawi - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 2009-2021

Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -6.80 2022 percent
 Government debt 81.26 2023 percent
 Tax revenue 11.38 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 34.50 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 169 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 35 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 37.17 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.58 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 38.40 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 1,154.61 2021 million U.S. dollars
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