Namibia: Tax revenue

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 Namibia

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 27.97
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 27.98
 Min - Max 23.01 - 34.63
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Namibia during that period was 27.98 percent with a minimum of 23.01 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 34.63 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 27.97 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.49 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
Namibia - Tax revenue - recent values

Historical chart
Namibia - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1990-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 22.61 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 2.92 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.00 2022 percent
 Government debt 67.00 2021 percent
 Tax revenue 27.97 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 20.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 302 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 27 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 24.45 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 27.26 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 40.53 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 182.17 2021 million U.S. dollars
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