Seychelles: Tax revenue

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 Seychelles

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 30.58
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2020
 Average 28.51
 Min - Max 22.08 - 34.57
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Seychelles from 1985 to 2020. The average value for the Seychelles during that period was 28.51 percent with a minimum of 22.08 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 34.57 percent in 1989. The latest value from 2020 is 30.58 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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Recent values chart
Seychelles - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Seychelles - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1985-2020




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 26.67 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.42 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 0.20 2019 percent
 Government debt 65.00 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 1.50 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 30.58 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 30.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 85 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 29 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 47.34 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.44 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 31.48 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 0.05 2021 million U.S. dollars
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