Samoa: Tax revenue

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 Samoa

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 25.02
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2012 - 2021
 Average 23.36
 Min - Max 20.54 - 25.02
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Samoa from 2012 to 2021. The average value for Samoa during that period was 23.36 percent with a minimum of 20.54 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 25.02 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 25.02 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.48 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
Samoa - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Samoa - Tax revenue - historical chart - 2012-2021




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 21.77 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.18 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 5.35 2022 percent
 Government debt 43.53 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 25.02 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 19.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 224 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 37 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 40.46 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.85 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 14.76 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 83.20 2021 million U.S. dollars
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