Maldives: Tax revenue

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 Maldives

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 9.10
 Year 2009
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2009
 Average 11.89
 Min - Max 5.12 - 15.09
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 1980 to 2009. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 11.89 percent with a minimum of 5.12 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 15.09 percent in 1989. The latest value from 2009 is 9.1 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
Maldives - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Maldives - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1980-2009




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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 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -13.75 2023 percent
 Government debt 113.00 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 9.10 2009 percent
 Commercial tax rate 30.20 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 391 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 17 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 10.67 2009 percent
 Taxes on international trade 32.32 2009 percent
 Income and profits taxes 4.29 2009 percent
 Foreign aid 111.95 2021 million U.S. dollars
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