Rwanda: Tax revenue

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 Rwanda

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 15.08
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1973 - 2020
 Average 11.32
 Min - Max 7.52 - 15.08
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1973 to 2020. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 11.32 percent with a minimum of 7.52 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 15.08 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 15.08 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 122 countries is 16.68 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Rwanda - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

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Rwanda - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1973-2020




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 17.04 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 2.27 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.50 2019 percent
 Government debt 62.05 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 662.00 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 15.08 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 33.20 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 91 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 27.67 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 4.65 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 24.97 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 1,314.66 2021 million U.S. dollars
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