Nigeria: Tax revenue, percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Nigeria from 2003 to 2013. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 2.67 percent with a minumum of 0.91 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 5.46 percent in 2008. 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.